[CentOS] gigantic memory leak in Clock Applet...

Wed Jan 9 18:59:34 UTC 2013
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 10:16 AM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>>> Think in terms of dollars instead of Mbytes here and it will make more
>>> sense that nobody cares anymore.
>> You ain't got no sense o' history or wonder, Les.
> Oh, the days of wooden computers and iron programmers... I've been


> there, done that, and didn't like it much.  Per-program memory bloat
> doesn't bother me nearly as much as the idea of having dozens of
> different shared libraries that all provide the same functionality but
> aren't compatible and thus aren't actually shared (and worse, all have

Yeah. And new languages every couple of years, now, that are the Greatest
Thing Since Sliced Bread, and solve *all* your problems in creating a web
page that you could have done in straight HTML....