Totally OT, but frustrated.....

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Fri Mar 25 15:53:01 CST 2005


> David V. Corbin wrote:
> > It STILL takes the same amount of time for a system to boot..
> > It STILL takes the same amount of time to format a disk..
> > It STILL takes the same amount of time to install a (basic) OS
> > It STILL takes the same amount of time to customize the OS

On Thu, 24 Mar 2005, Jim Leonard wrote:
> Not really surprising:  As much as computing power has increased, software
> complexity has increased right along with it.  Everything you mentioned is a
> software issue.

Very simply,
Boyle's law (software expands to use all available resources)
outpaces Moore's law (performance doubles every 18 months)


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Grumpy Ol' Fred     		cisin at xenosoft.com



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