Subject: Re: Lisp Machines considered Inferior
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 10 Nov 2002 23:08:05 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Scott Schwartz
| Smaller is better, because you don't waste space.  On a real system you
| will have hundreds or thousands of independent processes in execution, so
| it would be bad to have them burn more memory than necessary.

  This must be why the Linux kernels I build warn me that they too big for
  the floppy disk, even when they are compressed.

| Look at, say, qmail.  Totally bullet proof.


Erik Naggum, Oslo, Norway

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