Working with binary data, S-records (long)

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Fri Mar 21 09:40:15 CET 2003


Harald Massa <cpl.19.ghum at spamgourmet.com> writes:

> Hans Joachim,
> 
> > Now my boss asked me to make a new version which offers a GUI
> > and runs under Windows 2000, XP as well. 
> > -----------------------
> > On my development machine (1.7 GHz) it's reasonably fast with a file
> > worth 100 KB. But I'm afraid it'll suck on our production machines,
> > which run at 166 MHz (give or take some). 
> 
> I see a quite big flaw _before_ your algorithm: 
> 
> Windows 2000 or Windows XP with a Python Programmed GUI on a 166MHz 
> Computer will suck no matter what you optimize in your record-reading-
> algorithm.
> 
This should probably read:

Windows 2000 or Windows XP on a 166MHz Computer will suck no matter what
you optimize in your record-reading- algorithm.

Thomas




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