[Kde-imaging] Fwd: On-demand-loading of KIPI plugins

Tom Albers toma at kovoks.nl
Mon Nov 28 15:55:01 CET 2005

Lubos Lunak schreef:
> On Monday 28 November 2005 00:24, Tom Albers wrote:
>>Jesper K. Pedersen wrote:
>>>I'm all for this change. Faster start up is a good thing.
>>I doubt that ;-)
>>When it results in unresponsive gui when people choose to do a
>>kipi-action, because it has to load the kipi-plugin, I would rather
>>think it is a very bad thing. I rather have a small delay in startup
>>then delays when using the program.
>  Basic premise: Loading one plugin is relatively fast, loading many of them is 
> not. Which more or less already says everything. Digikam users may be fine 
> with long startup, but e.g. in Gwenview's case it's often started just to 
> view a single image and there the long startup hurts. Moreover all those 
> loaded unused plugins also waste memory.

The conclusion is that we need to have both systems.


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