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UPDATED: Opera.com: Q&A with Darren Starr Lead programmer of the Opera for Linux port QT edition

Nov 22, 1999, 00:13 (7 Talkback[s])

"Darren, I know the first question on everyone's mind has got to be: when will a public beta be available?

"DS: I'm thinking before Christmas because I get a bonus!"

"How will the Linux version compare to the Windows version when it comes to features?

"DS: We don't have mail and news but we should have everything else. In a lot of cases we will have more features to make Linux users happy.

"Like what?

"DS: Control from outside programs so that it may be used with other programs such as KDE and Gnome.

"Will the memory footprint be as low under Linux as it is under Windows?

"DS: Currently it's using 7 megs when running in debug mode and the entire executable right now is 2 megs."

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