Changes between Version 8 and Version 9 of WikiStart


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Jul 27, 2005, 10:32:02 AM (14 years ago)
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    2626allocate multiple chunks of memory in dealing with low-memory situations; allocation failure would typically crash these programs.  It turned out that
    2727none of these allocations were really necessary, and ''swapspace'' manages to avoid them categorically.  This kills two birds with one stone when it comes to reliability:
    28 1. the program doesn't ask for memory just when the least memory is available;
    29 1. it eliminates one of the most important causes of programming bugs as a risk factor.
     28 1. the program doesn't ask for memory just when the least memory is available;
     29 1. it eliminates one of the most important causes of programming bugs as a risk factor.
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    3131User-friendliness primarily means that no silly questions are asked of the user.