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Re: Impending freeze and boot-floppies

On Sat, Nov 06, 1999 at 08:00:15AM -0800, Joel Klecker wrote:
> At 21:52 +0100 1999-11-05, Martin Schulze wrote:
> >Matt Porter wrote:
> >>  Martin S. - test cases, bug fixes.
> >
> >Ugh, I fear that's me.  Then add i18n.  (being clueless about pointerize)
> I'd like to see some figures on the space savings due to pointerize, 
> it doesn't look like a .trm file is significantly smaller than its 
> equivalent .mo file,

~50% or better, as a .mo file contains both the original strings and the
translations (and a hash table), and a .trm only contains the

>                      so the only thing I can figure is that the 
> binary is smaller due to not carrying all the strings around. But 
> *how much* smaller is what I'd like to know.

Aprox. the size of the C.trm file.

Enrique Zanardi					   ezanardi@ull.es

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