[Geany-devel] Performance issues?

Harold Aling geany at xxxxx
Wed Mar 23 13:59:17 UTC 2011

On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 14:50, Lex Trotman <elextr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Even when not triggered that often, the lag is really annoying...
>> Reminds me of the Eclipse editor an ex-collegue of mine used: the
>> ultimate test for blind typing! Eclipse was always one word behind...
>> ;)
> Its very mean saying Geany is like Eclipse [tantrum] :-(

I didn't say that! I said the lag introduced by geanyprj reminded me
of a laggy Eclipse which was really slow on it's own, even without the
"aid" of a plugin ;)

>> I use geany for it's speed and simplicity, a lag doesn't fit in that
>> description.
> Sigh, plugin systems are great because they allow anyone to add
> functionality that they want.
> Sigh, plugin systems are a problem because they allow anyone to add
> functionality any way they want. :-)
> The Geany team doesn't have the resources to manage all the plugins
> and ensure that they fit the philosophy or how well they are
> implemented and maintained.  But Geany still gets the blame :-(

That is indeed the downside of plugins, but I can't imagine Geany without it.


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