Sorting text is *VERY* slow in LC9 on Windows (Re: Accumulating text is *VERY* slow in LC9 on Windows)
bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Fri Sep 10 16:12:23 EDT 2021
I’m going to propound on the politics of holey cheese makers in a moment!
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> On Sep 10, 2021, at 11:16, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> You're talking about cheese. I'm telling Mom. Nyah.
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>> On September 10, 2021 8:42:48 AM Trevor DeVore via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 10, 2021 at 8:15 AM Mark Waddingham via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>>> On 2021-09-10 14:06, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote:
>>> > The windows heap is much more prudent than UNIXy counterparts it would
>>> > seem - where UNIX heaps will happily leave plenty of free space (which
>>> > the heaps know about and thus can re-use), Windows appears to avoid
>>> > that like the plague (which I'm sure is the case for lots of
>>> > historical reasons and backwards compatibility). [ To give a very
>>> > rough analogy, the map of used space in a heap on windows is like a
>>> > block of cheddar; whereas on UNIXy systems it will be like a block of
>>> > edam ].
>>> I of course meant 'Swiss', not 'Edam'!
>> Thanks for the clarification. I feel like I have a decent understanding of
>> cheeses, but I couldn’t figure out how cheddar and edam were different in
>> this analogy :-)
>> Trevor DeVore
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