Linux Orbit: The Captains of Nautilus

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Christian: People have been very happy about the GNOME
2 version of Nautilus, especially the significant speedups. Is the
performance where you want it now, or are there still major areas
of improvement in your view?

Alexander: Nautilus performance is now at a
level where it is usable on most machines, but it is still not as
fast as I want. As we eliminate performance issues it gets harder
and harder to increase performance though, so we’ll see how it
goes. At least the latest cvs version feels faster.

Dave: I think the 2.2 branch is a bit quicker,
with the icon themes and the new canvas. There is more that can be
done, but I think most of the low-hanging fruit has been taken care

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