[Newbies] Scratch questions

Ralph Johnson johnson at cs.uiuc.edu
Wed Aug 29 11:14:19 UTC 2007

On 8/29/07, Alex Rice <alex at mindlube.com> wrote:
> 1) How do they get it to launch so fast? It launches in <1 second on
> my system. In comparison,  Squeak 3.9 takes like 15 seconds to launch.
> Sophie takes about 6 seconds. Why the disparity between these 3
> examples?

I must have a fast computer.  I tried a variety of 3.9 images and it
took anywhere from 3-5 seconds.  3.10, on the other hand, takes a
second.  Shrinking the image must make it faster to start it up.


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