there is hope for tiny code!
kth at srv.net
Fri Apr 14 14:57:17 CDT 2006
>OK, in some threads I've seen the curmudgeons shake their head back
>and forth and bemoan how people don't write finely tuned hand assembly
>Well, not so! Apparently all of you except Trixter :) are unfamiliar
>with the restricted size demo.
>Browse around these places and then you can't tell me there's noone left
>who understands how to squeeze cycles out with careful thought!
> interesting programs in 256 BYTES or less!
> interesting programs hosted in a web page of 256 BYTES or less!
> interesting programs in 64K bytes! While the first two don't have
> sound, the 64K size routinely has original music, 3D graphics
> that'll blow your nuts off :-) and lots of cool eye candy.
>All of these are free for distribution and download!
>There are some interesting things happening in the past few years in
>the "4K" category as well. Some people have managed to squeeze in an
>original music score, decent 3D scenes and a running time of several
>minutes without getting boring.
Ok, how about a 45 Byte Linux Elf executable
I don't know if it will run on current versions of Linux, but it did once...
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