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More recently, I worked for a company that would tell people to buy a new computer if they had performance or disk space problems. That solution has gotten more plausible as hardware has improved and gotten less expensive. Still, it's sad that this has become the mindset for many software developers.

While this might take things a little off topic, I completely agree with you. My computer (1.8ghz cpu, 512mb ram) is not the latest hardware, but as far as I'm concerned it should be more than enough to easily handle typical processing that most people want for daily use. Not long ago I was using a 550mHz cpu that accomplished everything I needed without much lag (gaming was an issue in some occasions, but that was all). Unfortunately there is a great focus on making all applications *bling*, which in most cases is useless and a huge waste of system resources.

As long as you can see a noticeable difference in performance between various widget sets, I will always opt for the lighter. When hardware improves to the point where unnecessary eyecandy response is no more noticeably slow than fltk, I'll consider using it.

03-24-2008 12:05 PM
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Future plans ... - JohnMurga - 03-24-2008, 07:58 AM
RE: Future plans ... - Juergen - 03-24-2008, 08:39 AM
RE: Future plans ... - asafp - 03-24-2008, 08:39 AM
RE: Future plans ... - znarf - 03-24-2008, 08:59 AM
RE: Future plans ... - mikshaw - 03-24-2008 12:05 PM
RE: Future plans ... - JohnMurga - 03-25-2008, 10:47 PM
RE: Future plans ... - mikshaw - 03-26-2008, 01:07 AM
RE: Future plans ... - mikshaw - 03-26-2008, 05:13 AM
RE: Future plans ... - JohnMurga - 03-26-2008, 11:14 PM
RE: Future plans ... - mikshaw - 03-27-2008, 04:11 AM
RE: Future plans ... - Juergen - 03-27-2008, 10:45 AM
RE: Future plans ... - asafp - 03-28-2008, 05:46 AM
RE: Future plans ... - mikshaw - 03-28-2008, 06:55 AM
RE: Future plans ... - mikshaw - 04-04-2008, 03:59 AM
RE: Future plans ... - JohnMurga - 04-04-2008, 07:22 AM
RE: Future plans ... - JohnMurga - 04-04-2008, 07:57 AM

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