[REBOL] Re: PalmOS Support
From: holger:rebol at: 23-May-2001 22:12
On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 10:38:58PM -0500, Tom Schaeper wrote:
> Just a thought on this.
> Are we talking about development or runtime?
> It seems that the majority of
> Palm developers develop on a Pc and then cross-compile and download to the
> Palm. I am having trouble understanding why a REBOL runtime cannot run in
> 8Mb of memory.
The problem is that those 8 MB are not directly addressable. Less than
100 kB are, everything else has to go through memory management libraries.
Supporting that would be an enormous amount of work and slow REBOL down
by an order of magnitude.