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That�s not bloated, that�s clinically obese

Mar 16, 2010, 15:32 (1 Talkback[s])

"The biggest surprise (shock?) to me was the stark contrast between performance with only 256Mb of memory, and performance with 512Mb. I tease the Gnome crowd a lot for being chubby, but I didn't realize that the weight problem had exceeded 256Mb. That's not overweight, that's clinical obesity.

"I wish I could've seen what was going on inside that machine while it was operating under duress. I can't imagine all the garbage that must've been swirling around while it was trying to load, swap, display a desktop, manage a network, and so forth. Putting in another 256Mb stick was an act of pity, not generosity."

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