On a more mundane level Was: "Open Implementations

Hans-Martin Mosner hm.mosner at cww.de
Tue Mar 3 20:03:43 UTC 1998

Mike Klein wrote:
> Hmm... 4 Megabytes.
> If we kept the source in the image it would only cost 4 Megabytes.
> ...
> Opinions?

Yup. I'm doing very fine on my memory-challenged (16M) Mac right now.
4 M more in the image would make the machine swap, making Squeak
unusable. You're right that it would make newbies happier, but it hurts

Is the current mechanism where Squeak yells into your face upon image
startup not enough?


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