[OLPC-devel] Re: [One Laptop Per Child] #59: Marvell wireless
won't run from LinuxBIOS
krstic at solarsail.hcs.harvard.edu
Tue Sep 5 10:02:55 EDT 2006
supat at supat.eu.org wrote:
> My current .swf movie eat 2xx MB RAM.
You need to either split that movie up, or declare that you've found a
bug in Flash. There's no reason *any* computer should support playing a
Flash file that consumes a quarter gigabyte of RAM.
> BUT when students need to learn some thing effectively they must
> access the web that always contain huge .swf
That's absolute nonsense. All of Wikipedia, for example, contains no
Flash; it'd be a much more accurate statement to say that "the web
sometimes contains moderately-sizes Flash". Large Flash files are not
the norm, nor they should they be, particularly not for educational
> The most 2 famous web in Thailand namely http://pantip.com/ and
> http://manager.co.th/ always contain 20 MB RAM to eat .swf
That's an order of magnitude less than what you're talking about.
> BUT who can guarantee that the size will not increase to 338 MB RAM eat
No one can guarantee it -- but if it happens, the OLPC laptops won't
play it, and that's perfectly acceptable. The onus is with Flash authors
not to make enormous movies, *not* with OLPC to accommodate these.
Ivan Krstić <krstic at solarsail.hcs.harvard.edu> | GPG: 0x147C722D
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