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Month: October 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Latest press/comments on release

From: Darrell Anderson <humanreadable@...>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 15:59:07 -0700 (PDT)
> Phoronix also specializes in (usually really, really bad)
> benchmarks. "Old" also means "slow" to these people -- even though new
> software is almost always slower than old software, they imagine that a
> constant process of fierce optimization has actually sped it up, and
> the power of the placebo effect takes over.

My 486 with 16MB RAM running Windows for Workgroups 3.11 with the Norton Desktop 2.0 in many ways runs circles around modern desktops. I have the same environment on a partition on a PI system and the desktop just screams compared to any modern desktop.