On Sun, Jun 08, 1997 at 10:50:19PM -0600, Rick Macdonald wrote:
> On Sun, 8 Jun 1997, Gary L. Dolan wrote:
> > StarOffice looks like quite a piece of work, althou a bit slow since
> > I am using the static linked libraries.
> Why would this make it slower? The only thing I can think of is if you're
> running more than one of the StarOffice programs and you're short of
> memory causing paging to occur that might not if you could use the shared
> libs. Is this what you mean?
The StarOffice READMEs warn that it will be slower, from memory.
In any case, I would have to say that on my hardware
(Cyrix 6x86 P150+, 32mb, Trio64V+ video card), Word 95 is noticably
faster than StarWriter, which is quite disappointing.
I would have thought anyone could wirite a faster WP than MS ...
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