Topic: Faster, you damned panel!
Once again, we managed to be mute during two months. But we have not been inactive since the latest news:
Our elements collection now contains 1123 elements within 179 categories.
A few improvements and bugfixes in the elements panel or when opening files.
Pressing F2 now allows to quickly change the colour of a conductor.
The elements panel now displays the folio index right before its title.
We implemented a SQLite-based cache to speed up the elements panel loading.
We also stopped loading the whole collection in memory, therefore speeding up the start time and sparing a lot of memory, especially when the SQLite cache is filled.
The elements repository is concerned too:
a bug in the generation of ZIP archives has been fixed
from now on, the elements collection as it can be found in our 0.3 branche will be synced to the "collection_officielle" directory every hour.
'n+1' trivial tasks are expected to be accomplished in the same time as 'n' tasks.
Logg's Rebuttal to Gray's Law:
'n+1' trivial tasks take twice as long as 'n' trivial tasks