Re: It's spelled "A f t e r S t e p", but it's pronounced "BloatStep"

Brett Taylor (
Wed, 19 Aug 1998 16:01:37 -0600 (MDT)


> Why is Afterstep getting so bloated?!
> I've been using v1.0 for quite some time, and love it.  I upgraded to 1.4
> and later to 1.4.5 and ran that for about a month before finally giving up
> on it and reinstalling v1.0.  I am now moving to WindowMaker

You're worried about bloat and you're moving to WindowMaker?  Huh. If
you're really worried about bloat, move to BlackBox or something smaller
than AS, not bigger.  The basic startup under WM eats more memory than any
version of AS I have running (1.0 work, at home).

Brett Taylor  

"There is something uncanny in the noiseless rush of the cyclist,
 as he comes into view, passes by, and disappears."
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