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Re: [pcgen] delays dismounting dialogs

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  • Martijn Verburg
    Hi Saxum, This is being looked at as part of 6.0, the core rules engine will be a good deal smarter (which will make the UI more responsive). A subsequent
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 4, 2010
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      Hi Saxum,

      This is being looked at as part of 6.0, the core rules engine will be a good
      deal smarter (which will make the UI more responsive). A subsequent release
      after 6.0 will also focus on performance, so we should start seeing a faster
      PCGen as we advance versions.

      K

      On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 6:17 PM, Saxum Caribetum <
      saxum.caribetum@...> wrote:

      >
      >
      > I have observed PCGen running for some while now, and had occasion to
      > watch closely as it mounts and unmounts dialogs.
      >
      > It *appears* as though the sequence is something like:
      >
      > * start some lengthy process such as "open a PCG"
      > * report a problem by mounting a dialog with an OK button
      > * process the OK by continuing...
      > * ... continuing...
      > * ...continuing...
      > * dismounting the dialog, possibly when the next dialog is needed.
      >
      > Since the Java response can be sluggish even on very fast computers
      > (3.2GHZ quad-core Phenom with 4GB memory), this gies the user the
      > impression that the mouse-click may have been missed.
      >
      > If instead, the dialog was dismissed from the screen immediately the OK
      > button message was processed, or similar press-respond-action instead of
      > press-action-respond, then the whole system would seem more responsive.
      >
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