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At 8:24am -0500 Fri, 11 Feb 2011, Gordon Burgess-parker wrote:
On 11/02/11 13:03, Christophe Strobbe wrote:
1. Improve the loading speed.
20. Once more: faster loading.

I really don't know how they can say that.

Because they don't know how to eloquently say that the quickstarter is a no-go. The name "quickstarter" is a misnomer. It should be "preloader", because that's what it actually does. (But that doesn't sound as sexy, I know.) How the quickstarter works is have use gobs of memory effectively sitting idle. That doesn't work. Many of us in the computing, engineering, physics, and chemical fields *use* our computational resources.

On Windows 7, Open Office 3.3 loads a new Writer document (with
Quickstarter enabled) almost INSTANTANEOUSLY,  [...]

How fast do they WANT it to load? Both those times compare VERY
favourably with MS Office and in fact on Windows OO is FASTER then MS
Office for the above reason.

The short answer is that the quickstarter doesn't count: I want it to load as fast or faster than MSO /without/ the quickstarter. MSO can do it, from a cold boot, fast. Why can't LO?



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