[Geany-devel] Performance issues?

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Wed Mar 23 23:28:32 UTC 2011

> Done. However, I'm not a really good writer of this kind of
> documentation... any comments and/or improvements are welcome :)

Couple of minor comments (I've used lines from the Geany.txt diff to
identify them, hence the + signs.):

+Tags for each document are parsed whenever a file is loaded or saved, and

Just replace the "or" with a comma.

+possibly when modified (see *Symbol list update frequency* preference in the

Since the default is to update on modify, I'd leave the "possibly" out.

+    current document. The smaller is the delay the more up-to-date is the
+    symbol list (and then the completions); but rebuilding the symbol list
+    has a cost in performance, especially with large files.

Leave out both "is" in the preceding sentence, not needed, add a comma
after delay.

+    The default value is 250, which means the symbol list will be updated at

Add milliseconds after 250

+    most 4 times per second, even if the document changes continuously.

Single digits should be spelled out so "four".


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