It's not. John, the cache mechanism he speaks of its used for the icons currently.


On Oct 7, 2012 7:10 PM, "Jon Cruz" <> wrote:

On Oct 7, 2012, at 3:23 AM, John Smith wrote:

> The "Help->About Inkscape" splash can be slow to render and has given some users the impression that Inkscape is therefore slow.
> One option is to replace the splash rendering with a static image in release builds.
> A downside of this is maintaining and adding a ~200Kb image to the package.
> But at some stage Inkscape may get a startup splash anyway ...
> Any interest in adding a static splash image ?

You should check to see if the image is hooked into our cache mechanism.

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