Ciao Mark S. Thanks for the detailed reply! I re-edited it and reordered it a bit, without comments, though with added linkage to sources. Hope I have not misrepresented your message? I think it tells its own story.
Best wishes, Josiah Mark S. wrote: > > My circa 2012 devices are sluggish with TW, but usable in some situations. > SYNCTHING (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nutomic.syncthingandroid) ... > ... Syncthing *usually* works pretty well, though sometimes it needs to be > restarted. The thing is, it's really overkill because it encrypts > everything in transit. > > TW is not usually good for quick look-ups because loading time is so long. > But it is OK for persistent reference (like a recipe or book passages) > where you're going to have it on the same set of tiddlers for awhile. As an > e-reader, it's slow to load. But then, so is Kindle (because Kindle always > wants to check the net). > > For sending data back to the home machine, it's best if your TW app > consists of checkboxes or small fields (like calorie counters, todo > check-offs). > ANDTIDWIKI (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.mgsimon.android.andtidwiki&hl=en) > TW loads most quickly and formats most correctly with AndTidWiki. > AndTidWiki can still save. > > ... AndTidWiki will only allow you to have one TW open at a time, which is > a problem if you want to go back and forth. > ... Sometimes AndTidWiki won't be able to load a TW file. A trick I've > learned is to go into the RAM manager and clear the memory. After that > AndTidWiki will run OK. > ON FIREFOX... > I'm not sure that the latest versions of FF can use any of the save > extensions -- that shows how seldom I use TW on FF for input... > Firefox doesn't format correctly on my devices. In particular, when you > zoom in on text the text goes off screen rather than formatting to the new > edge. > This is why I developed the Quick 8 app for changing fonts and saving > their settings. But, with FF you can have multiple tabs open. > One of the biggest problems with Android apps, especially browsers, or at > least on my devices, is that Android can decide at any time to close some > "background" task. You can hop from a TW on FF to just take a quick peak at > a phone log, weather report, or ebook, and when you pop back, your FF > session has closed and you've lost all your tabs (but not always, > mysteriously it sometimes remembers them). Then you have to find your > bookmark, load your page, etc. > PERFORMANCE? > In general, TW performance on Android is not as good as native apps like > Simplenote, Evernote, etc. > The various improvements to TW have weighted it down to about 2.5 Megs -- > the size of a substantial reference ebook. And that's before any data is > added. > ... Perhaps there needs to be a TW-lite edition for small devices, though I > don't know what features I would want to ditch. > -- Mark -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "TiddlyWiki" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to tiddlywiki+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/tiddlywiki. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/tiddlywiki/f2bbdcb4-9c9e-4bab-9f0f-ed3b69ed9c22%40googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.