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From: Rasmus Wiman <rasmus@...>
Subject: Re: CD player recommendations ??
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2007 22:00:16 +0100
"Harry Holt" <harryholt@...> skrev:

> 1)  Gnome and KDE make use of a rather large stack of runtime
> libraries that remain resident.  If you are running a Gnome desktop
> and start up a KDE application, the first thing that happens is the
> stack of libraries for KDE loads up into the system and remain
> resident until you restart the X server.  This requires a significant
> amount of resources.  Same thing if you are running KDE and start up
> a Gnome application.

Not only resources, but also time. If your hardware is anything but
bleeding edge, the loading of all these libraries will take quite a lot
of time, so even if the app is just a minimal CD player or so, it will
be slow to load.

/Rasmus
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-- Harry Holt
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