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Month: February 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Trinity qt4 port?

From: Jonesy <trinity@...>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 16:41:14 -0700 (MST)
On Wed, 8 Feb 2012, Darrell Anderson wrote:
>As a side comment, in many ways my Windows for Workgroup 3.11 with the
>Norton Desktop on my 16 MB 486 machine (still runs!) is faster than any
>modern desktop environment. I have that same environment cloned on a PI
>class machine and the system screams.
>Hardware might improve at 2x the
>capacity every 18 months, but software seems to get 2x slower. :)


Every now and then I fire up my old OS/2 WARP 3 machine that I retired
when I moved on to Linux back on 01-01-2000.  For a 180 MHZ box, it sure
does not make this dual-core, 2.2 GHZ workstation look like it's really
doing 20x+ -times better performance-wise.  :-)

(apologies for the OT topic drift.)

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