Re: QT embedded floppy disk demo

From: Lisias Toledo (
Date: Sun Apr 21 2002 - 19:23:07 CEST

Emanuele Aina wrote:
> Lisias Toledo giubilò:
> > Yes, I'm surprised!!! 8-)
> >
> > 2.9 Megabytes is A LOT OF MEMORY on a device with 16 or 32 megabytes of

> I know. But other choices (as stated in the article) seems to take more
> space.

In anothers words, Michele is right. 8-)

> Well, you doesn't need to be near your desktop to use its resources. :)
> Think about an (ipotetic) 6x speedup of your application only because
> you are connected to the net (and your application run transparently on
> your home pc).

And a increase of 10x in the mobile phone bills and security software...

Who that needs this type of wide area distributed computing shall pays
that bill, not the "common Joe".

Besides that kind of funcionality can be put on a Dock Station (just
like the Palm), with more memory and hardware to do this Job.

> > But it's the network capabilities that eats memory... 8-)
> From the comparision the space required seems very close to the
> requirements of Qt/E but gaining more flexibilty... (senza togliere
> nessun articolo 18 :)

You are right if you need that flexibility. But if you don't need that
(and believe me, 90% of the mortals doesn't).

Online mobile connectivity is expensive. Rate your mobile phone bill and
your fix phone bills... 8-)

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