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Daniela dgw at
Thu Mar 4 21:21:27 PST 2004

On Thursday 04 March 2004 23:12, Johnson David wrote:
> On Thursday 04 March 2004 02:40 pm, Daniela wrote:
> > Cross platform applications are slower than apps that are optimized
> > for one particular platform. I know what I'm speaking of. What are
> > the extended features of a platform good for, when you can't use them
> > because another platform doesn't have them?
> Not necessarily true. You won't be able to perform any platform specific
> optimizations, but in general cross platform code is not any slower
> than platform specific code. Three examples: NetBSD, Linux kernel, Qt.
> Neither NetBSD nor Linux are considered "slow" by any stretch of the
> imagination. Qt is impresively fast, and is only called "sluggish" by
> biased trolls.

I'm not speaking of your average code, I'm speaking of high-speed assembly 
language programs.


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