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speed & diminishing marginal returns

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on April 05, 2006 10:11 PM
Ha, OpenOffice is slow on my Pentium 4

Couple of explanations:

1) you are using OpenOffice v 1+ and you did not know that some font reading file needs to be erased.

2)there is something wrong with your system

3) your criteria of slow and fast are more the criteria of a spoiled brat who thinks that loading OO in 3 sec is ok and in 10 sec is horrible

My guess is # 3<nobr> <wbr></nobr>;-)

Now consider whom these laptops are supposed to cater to and you will see that the prospective user would not mind waiting even 30 sec for an application to load.

Keep in mind that speed is the one thing on computers in which the law of diminishing marginal returns kicks in the fastest!

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