jrickman at gmail.com
Wed Jan 5 01:58:22 EST 2005
On Wed, 5 Jan 2005 01:12:34 -0500, John Wells <jb at sourceillustrated.com> wrote:
> Christopher Fowler <cfowler at outpostsentinel.com> said:
> > I like Objects just like the next fellow but Objects = Bloat. Bloat
> > equals loss of memory and slowness.
> Sorry Chris....I have to say that's a pretty naive statement.
I don't think it's so much a case of being naive as much as it is a
kneejerk negative reaction to Microsoft one-upping *nix. Happens all
the time. I do take Chris' point about bloat, but sometimes bloat is
OK as long as it is accompanied by a useful feature set. Technically ,
vi is very much bloated when compared to other alternatives. It's all
relative I guess.
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