[Tutor] Re: Tutor digest, Vol 1 #546 - 5 msgs

jennifer l doering doering@u.washington.edu
Sun, 14 Jan 2001 09:17:17 -0800 (PST)


> Hi everyone,
> I just loaded 1.5.2 on to my old IBM Thinkpad(486, 20MB RAM, Windows 95)and it is running
> at a snails pace. To open IDLE takes approx. 35 seconds and the command-line is only slightly
> faster and once open, it's no better.

It might be something with your computer or something else in Windows
eating up memory.  I ran python (both command line and IDLE) on a TI
Extensa laptop with 8mb of memory for awhile.  It certainly didn't take
half a minute to load, though.