[Chandler-dev] Re: [Design] Performance issues to concentrate on in
twl at osafoundation.org
Thu Jun 8 17:48:04 PDT 2006
On Jun 8, 2006, at 5:06 PM, John Anderson wrote:
> I think some of these things are slow only the first time you do
> the task -- and should be fast from then on -- even if you rerun
> Chandler. So in the life of a normal Chandler user, that doesn't
> always start with a fresh repository, the slow situations are
> extremely rare:
> + Switching between calendars
> + Activating/Deactivation calendars using checkboxes
> + Changing the view - going week to week or clicking on mini cal to
> go to a particular week
I do all of these things on a regular basis. I have 5 calendars in
my sidebar and I definitely switch between them. Sometimes I need to
add an event to the office calendar, other times to my personal work
calendar. I am switching calendars a lot.
With 5 calendars in the sidebar, The screen is often over full with
events -- even though I am running on large (1920 x 1440) monitor
with an enlarged Chandler window -- so I am often activating and
deactivating calendars using the checkboxes.
I also change the view regularly because the meetings are a week or
two ahead of today's date.
In short, all three of these situations happen regularly for me. And
they happen after I rerun Chandler, and they happen the second,
third, and 10th time that I do them.
Additionally, double clicking to create an event is very slow, and I
frequently find that I have created two events because I thought that
the mouse didn't click or something like that.
I also find the the performance of syncinng (no surprise) is a
This is all from my experience with the Intel Mac build.
> Sheila Mooney wrote:
>> I have been dogfooding Chandler for a while. Looking at the
>> complete list of performance scenarios...
>> The top 5 items that I find the most bothersome are...
>> + Switching between calendars
>> + Activating/Deactivation calendars using checkboxes
>> + Double clicking to create a new event
>> + Stamping events as a communication
>> + Changing the view - going week to week or clicking on mini cal
>> to go to a particular week
>> On Jun 5, 2006, at 12:14 PM, Heikki Toivonen wrote:
>>> We've set performance improvements as a big item for alpha3, but
>>> one of
>>> the problems we are facing is that we don't have the performance
>>> (yet) for the new use cases we are interested in. (I'll be
>>> working on
>>> these this week, now that we seem to have gotten the Tinderbox perf
>>> tests stable again.)
>>> So, I would like you to respond to this message to let us know
>>> what the
>>> biggest performance issues are that are bothering you when you
>>> are using
>>> Heikki Toivonen
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