Refactoring is your friend / moving from 6.x to 9.x

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Fri Jan 4 08:56:04 CET 2019

Geoff Canyon wrote:

 > I wasn't sure what people were talking about with lock screen
 > performance issues, so I did a simple test
 > ...and found that in 6.7.3 that change increased the duration to about
 > 1.25 seconds -- a performance hit of about 30x just because a locked-
 > screen button is actually moving. In 9.0.1, the time changed to about
 > 0.35 seconds. So if the button *isn't* moving, 6.7.3 is much faster,
 > but in the more practical and likely case that the button *is* moving,
 > 9.0.1 is faster. So ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

That seems a good balance of priorities by use case.  After all, when 
nothing's moving the wait time may not even be noticeable, but with 
moving objects performance can be critical.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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