a morphic tutorial in morphic

Alan Kay Alan.Kay at squeakland.org
Wed Jun 13 21:47:35 UTC 2001

BTW, Squeak runs really well (including the 3D stuff) on the new 
iBook from Apple. So, well in fact, that I have been giving all my 
recent demos on it. (It's not quite as fast as the big Powerbooks, 
but very impressive nonetheless on this very inexpensive machine.)




At 1:13 PM -0500 6/13/01, Lex Spoon wrote:
>John Hinsley <jhinsley at telinco.co.uk> wrote:
>>  Works the same for me under Linux. But I'm getting *very* slow response:
>>  I did "browse morph class" and I really thought Squeak had locked up!
>>  (I've probably got too many projects from Squeakland loaded). I have
>>  memory 70mk. Any ideas how high I can push it with X and Kde running? I
>>  note I can't run Gimp and Squeak and Kde together anymore. 128Mb RAM.
>Well, it's not *real* fast on my computer, so maybe you're already
>seeing it as good as it gets!  Two things you might try, though, are:
>	1. Run Squeak with more memory, e.g. "Squeak -memory 30m
>	2. Get the latest VM.  The way mouse input works has changed, and an
>old VM plus a new image might just be a slow combination.


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