[Nautilus-list] Re: Installation-time performerance preference

Michael Rogers <banthafodder connectfree co uk> writes: 
> Perhaps this decision could be automated by running benchmarks at
> install time? X server performance (time to map a window, client-server
> round-trip time, colour depth and screen resolution); amount of RAM (can
> libgtop find this out?); CPU performance; filesystem performance in
> $HOME. Different versions of documentation could be installed to match
> the look and feel chosen by/for the user (eg if icons in menus have been
> switched off to save RAM, screenshots should not show icons in menus).

Exactly, why not automatically determine that the computer is slow,
and automatically pick defaults? We can more look in /proc and get
more reliable info than asking the user anyhow...


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