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Attendees

  • Bogdan Gheorghe
  • Brian DeAlwis
  • Dean Roberts
  • John Arthorne
  • Oleg Besedin
  • Remy Suen
  • Tom Schindl

Minutes

  • Constant memory churn is still a problem
    • Still burning about 1MB of memory every second (not a leak though)
  • Oleg optimizing context computation updates
    • Cleaning up stale computations in the background rather than eagerly
    • Improves open/close view and perspective switch
    • Was 10x slower, now 6x slower on micro-benchmark performance tests
  • Working on trim stack changes
  • Getting increase in external bug reports
  • We will switch to require range of EMF to allow installing features that
  • Working on fixing problem with fast views closing too aggressively
  • Fixing GTK+ problems with fade effects
  • Working on moving to Cairo for graphics operations
  • People are wanting to customize their CSS, but on Windows the install directory is not end user writable.
  • Discussion of to what extent CSS customization should be exposed to end users
    • Some products may want to lock this down
    • Other products want to allow customization, but end users can't be expected to understand CSS
    • If we expose a layer of preferences we have to reconcile with the CSS