[Geany-devel] Squiggle pixmap

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at xxxxx
Tue Sep 18 20:26:49 UTC 2012

On 05/09/12 13:51, Colomban Wendling wrote:
> Le 05/09/2012 08:02, Matthew Brush a écrit :
>> On 12-09-04 09:47 PM, Lex Trotman wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> Colomban has now kindly imported the latest Scintilla into HEAD.  It
>>> includes Matthews alternative squiggle indicator.  This improves the
>>> performance when a significant amount of squiggly underlining is
>>> present (think C++ compiles, when spell check doesn't like your words
>>> etc).
>>> I was going to make an option to select which indicator to use, but
>>> after some thought I believe its better to simply switch to always
>>> using the alternative because:
>>> 1. at least on Linux it looks as good as the original, this needs to
>>> be checked on other platforms
>> It should be fine since it's using Cairo on all platforms anyway.
>>> 2. reduces the incidence of performance complaints due to this
>>> problem, so we don't have grumpy users in the first place, and don't
>>> have to guide them through editing the setting where ever it is
>>> located (filetypes.common probably with all the marker settings)
>>> Note that as this should not be a commonly used setting, there is no
>>> need for a GUI setting, or if it turns out to be common, that just
>>> supports my argument to use it all the time.
>> I agree it's not worthwhile to make it a setting. The only difference as
>> far as users is concerned is that it's just faster now.
>>> If no one has any substantive issues in the meantime I'll commit the
>>> attached patch in a couple of weeks.
>> +1
> Overall +1

And one more: +1


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