[squeak-dev] [Ann] Cuis 3.1 is available
leves at elte.hu
Sat Mar 5 13:35:34 UTC 2011
On Sat, 5 Mar 2011, Juan Vuletich wrote:
> Levente Uzonyi wrote:
>> On Fri, 4 Mar 2011, Juan Vuletich wrote:
>>> Hi Folks,
>>> Cuis 3.1 is available at http://www.jvuletich.org/Cuis/Index.html . From
>>> the release notes:
>>> New in Cuis 3.1
>>> * Super fast Morphic world display.
>>> o About ten times faster when many windows are open.
>>> o Makes the whole UI feel much more responsive.
>>> o Simpler code.
>> Sounds cool. Does it affect the way things are drawn or is it "just" a
>> faster way to put the bits to the screen? Which changesets contain these
>> changes? Do these depend on other changes?
> I redid the rectangle algebra. The idea is avoid drawing parts of morphs that
> are not visible. Change set is 0825. If you disregard the unrelated
> #drawStringXXX methods, it should not depend on anything else.
Thanks, this sounds great. It would be nice to make RFB more responsive.
It gets really slow when there are a few overlapping or large windows.
> But please, do download the system, play with it, and experiment with this
> (and anything else) inside the system. I want more users, even if occasional.
> And please do comment on your experience.
Okay, first experiments:
1. Dragging windows is a lot faster than with Squeak.
2. DNU when you open the World menu and press Alt+t (it opens a Transcript
3. When I try to change the window size to 1920 at 1080 then Squeak VM
crashes on Windows (4.0.2).
The Smalltalk Stack:
58176096 Form class>extent:depth:
42191724 DisplayScreen class>checkForNewScreenSize
37207620 ProjectX class>spawnNewProcessX
The extent is 9711241920 at 1061 for some reason. It doesn't crash with Cog,
so it might be a VM bug. It doesn't crash with Squeak images though.
> Juan Vuletich
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