Re: Developing and Testing panel applets

On Thu, 2002-12-19 at 18:19, Sergey V. Oudaltsov wrote:
> Hi
> > 	Unless they are acutely clueful they will kill the panel when they go
> > deferencing invalid pointers / corrupting memory etc. and it makes it
> > very hard to sift genuine panel bug reports from random side-effects of
> > other people's broken code.
> I 100% agree. But you don't want to save some user RAM, do you? And do
> not want people to be accurate writing applets, do you?
> Well, is there any official policy statement in the gnome project: when
> developers should choose shlib over apps? Also, why apps take so much
> memory - because they should load all the libs (i.e. their data
> segments) which already loaded by gnome-panel? I thinks there should be
> some statement on the subject...

Why do you think that a library will use less memory than an
application? Shared libraries are still shared whether they are used by
a library or by an application, surely.

Murray Cumming
murray usa net

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