[lively-kernel] horrible download speeds for LK website

Robert Krahn robert.krahn at hpi.uni-potsdam.de
Thu Feb 10 18:25:15 CET 2011

Hi, Lawson --

We just improved loading. The first access to a world will be slow, afterwards a cached version of the code base is used and access should be faster. Please note that we only implemented this for the wiki (e.g. http://lively-kernel.org/repository/lively-wiki/sandbox/sandbox.xhtml).


On Feb 9, 2011, at 10:58 PM, Lawson English wrote:

> I realize that this is a work in progress, but the download speeds for 
> viewing even the simplest example page are incredibly slow. Is there any 
> work being done to cache at least some of the library so you don't have 
> to download the entire library with every page? Even the backbutton ont 
> eh browser seems to take about as long as the first access. This is 
> totally unacceptable, even as a demo.
> Also, have you compared the speed of running LK in local host vs getting 
> it from a remote server?  I can think of plenty of places where having a 
> localhost webpage acting as a GUI for a regular application (e.g. MMORPG 
> game client) would be useful.
> Lawson
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