Re: Is Frame a resource hog?

Subject: Re: Is Frame a resource hog?
From: COMMS <debral -at- FALCON -dot- CC -dot- UKANS -dot- EDU>
Date: Fri, 7 Apr 1995 11:33:38 -0500

Yes... and most of the recent "new-and-improved" Windows apps are
also RESOURCE HOGS.

BTW -- Would anyone like to buy my Office 4.3 Pro package. It has become
shelfware since I went back to previous versions of these apps.

Bill

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On Fri, 7
Apr 1995, Patrick O'Connell wrote:

> |Date: Thu, 6 Apr 1995 09:43:02 PDT
> |From: Arthur Comings <atc -at- CORTE-MADERA -dot- GEOQUEST -dot- SLB -dot- COM>
> |Subject: Is Frame a resource hog?
> |
> |> > If you like the way that WinWord 6 uses up your Windows GDI
> resources,
> |> > you'll LOVE Filemaker Pro 2.1 from Claris. It seems that no matter
> |> > what percentage of resources are available when I open Filemaker,
> only
> |> > 3% is left when I exit from the program.
> |
> |Does anyone know how FrameMaker for PC's performs in this category?
> |
> |Thanks
> |
> |Arthur Comings
> |
> |GeoQuest
> |Corte Madera, California

> I have just one word for Frame/Win: OINK!

> I suppose anyone who knows about the origins of FrameMaker -- it started
> on Sun workstations with the assumption there'd be at least 32 Mb of memory
> to play with -- isn't surprised about this.

> The other thing is that (as my editor is so fond of telling me) Microsoft
> apparently holds up Frame/Win as an example of "how Windows programs should
be,"
> or did so in the past. In other words, strict adherence to Microsoft's
> recommendations re: Windows programming. The problem is, this makes Frame 4
> perform like a first-generation Windows 3 program because of the lack of
> hurry-it-up programmatic shortcuts taken. It would be nice to see FrameMaker
> 5 for Win remedy this and also standardize the way Frame/Win uses
text-selection
> keyboard shortcuts. The latter aspect frustrates me so much I prefer Word 2
for
> composition!


> PatO'
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