Overhead of individual python apps

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Sep 28 08:36:54 CEST 2005

Paul Rubin wrote:

>> Several apps using 4Mb each shouldn't be very much memory (maybe
>> 20Mb at most).  You didn't say how much memory was in your machine,
>> but 256Mb of memory will cost you no more than $50.  Not really
>> worth a lot of effort.
> That is bogus reasoning.

not if you're a professional software developer and someone's paying you
to develop an application that is to be run on a platform that they control.

people are expensive, but hardware is extremely cheap these days.


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