[Lazarus] update [Re: Code Folding mess and Code Divider feature]

Martin Friebe lazarus at mfriebe.de
Sun Apr 5 23:45:35 CEST 2009

Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 6:13 PM, waldo kitty <wkitty42 at windstream.net> wrote:
>> my thoughts exactly... and folk wonder why today's programs are so bloated,
>> slow, memory hogs and require a mini-cray just to operate with some decency of
>> speed ;)
> Very true!  Just curious, how do you know how much memory an
> application uses? Preferably a Linux and Windows method.

i was looking at the simple fact that most of today's coders and processes read 
entire datafiles into memory... i know that some of those i work with are over 
300Meg and there's no way i want to tie up that much memory... i won't even 
speak of the time it can take to load it all but that is dependent on the 
machine doing the work, too... not all of us have the latest and greatest core 
duo or quads or what have you... most of my machines are gimmes from upgrades 
done at the local hospital and factories when they toss out their old stuff for 


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