[rescue] Mozilla Firefox
alaric at caerllewys.net
Thu Apr 22 00:02:04 CDT 2004
On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 12:35:09AM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> However...Gnome in particular, I've been told several times, is
> written in C...not C++. I've not verified this due to lack of
> motivation, but I have to wonder, assuming it's true...how on Earth do
> they manage to get C (not C++) code to be that big and that slow?
Simple. They're trying to be everything to everyone, be a complete
interface on TOP of X/11, they virtualize EVERYTHING, and they've got a
really nasty case of feeping creaturitis. Plus, they keep re-inventing
the wheel, because the Gnome documentation standard is a URL to a blank
page on gnome.org that nobody's gotten around to writing yet.
.********* Fight Back! It may not be just YOUR life at risk. *********.
: phil stracchino : unix ronin : renaissance man : mystic zen biker geek :
: alaric at caerllewys.net|phil-stracchino at earthlink.net|phil at novylen.net :
: 2000 CBR929RR, 1991 VFR750F3 (foully murdered), 1986 VF500F (sold) :
: Linux Now! ...Because friends don't let friends use Microsoft. :
More information about the rescue