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    myblueocean is offline VB.NET Forum Genius
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    Question 64Kb

    Can someone tell me why on very old timers computers ha, a programmer could write up some code and it would be so small compared today. 500kb?
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    myblueocean is offline VB.NET Forum Genius
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    Does anyone understand exactly what I mean?

    If someone made a program so small, memory. Then why today something like VB gives you a 500KB folder?
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    I have a couple of very small projects in VB 2005. This exe file is 52 kb and the debugging file is 47 kb.

    A 500 kb compiled project is moderately big.
    Currently using: VS 2010 Ultimate on Win7 Ultimate x64.


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    myblueocean is offline VB.NET Forum Genius
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    Sorry, I was vague. I mean before it has been compiled. Project files.
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    Text uses a lot more storage space than compiled files
    Currently using: VS 2010 Ultimate on Win7 Ultimate x64.


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    myblueocean is offline VB.NET Forum Genius
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    Hmm, righty. text and GDI+ or that is really the same. Just when active GDI+ isn't text...
    Have a thought for a second...

    "I do say that space can be explored and mastered without feeding the fires of war, without repeating the mistakes man has made in extending his grip around this globe of ours" - President John F. Kennedy, September 1962.

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