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Re: Latest sources from CVS.

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Subject: Re: Latest sources from CVS.
From: Greg Lindahl <lindahl@keyresearch.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2002 10:40:26 -0800
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On Fri, Dec 06, 2002 at 06:18:22PM +0000, Dominic Sweetman wrote:

> Percentages are dangerous things.  This is 220Kbytes of memory, which
> currently represents an investment of about $0.05.  There may be
> embedded linux applications which care about 5c cost, but they
> probably won't use any variety of 64 bits...

It's not the 5 cents, it's the slowdown of executing extra code.

-- greg


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