acahalan at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 19:56:22 EDT 2007
On 3/21/07, Jordan Crouse <jordan.crouse at amd.com> wrote:
> On 21/03/07 19:04 -0400, Albert Cahalan wrote:
> > So it'll be 256 MB, 1 GB, and a Geode LX now?
> > Hmmm. I've been butchering Tux Paint to fit in the old specs.
> > I was about to rip the nice stamp feature out completely.
> > (kind of unusable when the OOM killer terminates the app)
> The most difficult thing when moving to an newer processor is that
> developers usually let their laziness show just enough to offset any
> gain that the new processor realizes. You should never count on a
> processor or platform to hide your sins.
Oh cut that out. I'm not one of the Python users.
Children love the stamp feature. They really really do.
They also like the sounds. Data takes up space.
Less RAM means less data.
When I say "butchering" I mean it, and not in a good way.
Efforts to reduce RAM usage have increased CPU usage.
There is no out-of-CPU killer though, so that's how it goes.
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