r12828 jmb - in /trunk/netsurf: amiga/ atari/ beos/ cocoa/ desktop/ framebuffer/ gtk/ monkey/ render/ riscos/ windows/

Daniel Silverstone dsilvers at netsurf-browser.org
Thu Sep 22 08:26:14 BST 2011

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 07:51:48PM +0100, Chris Young wrote:
> > Author: jmb
> > Remove gui_multitask
> Any reason for this change?

Yes -- gui_multitask was the source of a significant amount of pain in the
core.  We have been saying "We should remove gui_multitask and make the core
cope better" for years now.  John Mark finally took the plunge and did it to
force our hand.

> It seems to have made NetSurf noticeably less responsive to input ...

Yes, and we need to actually start to organise how to deal with this properly.
Perhaps it'll be the focus of the hack weekend if we can ever get that
organised :-)


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