AdamKinney wrote: in one sentence; how would you describe Channel9?
"ITS CRAP! (In a funky skillo kind of way)"
Bonus point to anyone who can remember what the above used to refer to!
Well, it's not scottish, so...
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Beer28 wrote:I've always seen slashdot report news on Windows as well as Mac and unix/linux. The stories you read on slashdot are not in the least bit unfair and or biased. The comments from users however could seem that way.
Beer28 wrote:If you seperate the reporting slashdot does from the responses from it's users, I think that like me, you could consider slashdot one of the most fair IT news sites on the internet.
PaoloM wrote: It's also pretty funny how you assume that people here have no experience with Unix (note the correct capitalization, we're not talking about toys here).
You mean linux is a toy and unix is not. That's swell. Very clever.
cyberfox wrote:I loathe using Media Player, because it tries to be 'hip' and tries to integrate the Internet (and ads!) into everything, even if I'm just trying to play a simple local video file.
And, of course, the JVM doesn't have a GC, right?
But yeah, let's compare the .NET framework vs Sun's JVM memory usage. I have the numbers (from my machine) right in front of me, so what are yours?
I could only give you numbers from mono vs. java on my machine.
The CLR you are using is closed source so it can't be recompiled for my platform.
ScanIAm wrote:Or is this simply FUD and the amount taken up is the same (plus some wrapper code) as if the application was written in win32? Or MFC?
matt0210 wrote: ...And let me remind you how much memory goes bye-bye using dotnet. But then again, who cares. Systems have at least 512 these days...
Please do remind me. How much memory is lost by running .net?
all the GC code, the garbage collector is a program all to itself.