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Month: September 2013

Re: Re: [trinity-devel] My opinion on Trinity project quality

From: Martin Gräßlin <mgraesslin@...>
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2013 15:55:31 +0200
On Thursday 19 September 2013 15:00:06 Mag. Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:
> > So let's start with: how do you test that Qt 4 is slower than Qt 3? What's
> > your test, where can I get the source to verify it?
> The same old diskussion, and it will not lead to a solution. As neither KDE
> nor TDE or any other DE offers a test suit the user is up to his/her
> personal impression.
> Some months ago (was it last year? time flyes ...) you suggested tde to
> switch to kwin4 and drop kwin3.5. Well, I tried it and posted my results.
> It's like walking in tar. Just install TDE, change the WM to kwin4 and
> start working. You could do as I did, set up 2 identical maschines next to
> each other (I'd suggest you use Intel or Nvidia gc - X61 in my case) and
> make a one by one comparsion.
and with that we are back to lets' define slow and don't compare what cannot 
be compared.

KWin4 is a compositor, KWin3 isn't. With other words you are comparing Apples 
to Oranges. I don't know why you experience a slowness with KWin4 but it's not 
supposed to be that way :-) I know the code and everything just got much 
faster. I'm sorry that you have bad experiences but I'm quite sure that your 
issues could be solved (first step: qdbus org.kde.kwin /KWin 
> > Just as a small reminder: do you really think that can be the case? Qt 4
> > got trimmed to run on smartphones - I have a few of those (e.g. the N9 and
> > the N950, also used to have a Symbian device) and they would love to have
> > the specs of your X61. Given that Nokia invested lots of money in that
> > area, do you really think the engineers would not have realized that Qt 3
> > was faster, look at that code and make better use of it in Qt 4?
> And Nokia is still the rising star of smartphone universe ;-)
and that matters exactly what to the discussion? You are also aware that Nokia 
decided the switch to Windows Phone before the only MeeGo phone got released?