netsurf: branch master updated. release/3.1-312-geccfdec

Chris Young chris.young at unsatisfactorysoftware.co.uk
Thu Jul 3 23:49:22 BST 2014


On Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:05:23 +0100, Michael Drake wrote:

> >     Wait for network activity instead of polling.
> 
> I'd be interested to know if that made any noticeable difference to page
> load times.  e.g. for BBC News homepage.

None whatsoever.

I even did a quick test with three pages:
                 | CI#1995 | CI#1996
news.bbc.co.uk   |   6.1s  |   6.0s
www.bbc.co.uk    |   3.5s  |   3.4s
en.wikipedia.org |   4.8s  |   5.1s

Entirely non-scientific, but it doesn't seem any faster.  They are
both significantly quicker than the values in the screenshots on the
NetSurf site though. :)

I'm hoping it is stopping NetSurf taking processor time away from
other tasks.

Chris



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