[Use-revolution] Re: Revolution memory allocation Mac
rjb at rz.uni-potsdam.de
Thu Nov 22 13:06:06 CST 2001
>Recently, Ian Bridges wrote:
>> Installed RAM is a non issue with 300+ megs on board, so I can allocate
>> plenty to Rev if needs be. I do find it curious tho, that no other app I use
>> does this as far as I can tell - all of them give low memory or out of
>> memory warnings when stressed (which is why I always allocate at least 10Mb
>> more to the preferred size), so it looks like they don't use this mechanism,
>> which does make me wonder why - is there a stability issue with doing this?
The is no stability problem if things are programmed correctly.
Unless you know about it, it is not so obvious to see since that
extra memory shows as memory used by system.
>Outlook Express can use more RAM that what is numerically allocated, as well
>as some 3D apps. There are, in fact, several apps that exhibit this
BBEdit is another example.
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