[BNM] Idle speculation

Simon Dell bnmlist@brightonnewmedia.org
Wed May 8 17:10:01 2002


At 16:49 08/05/02 +0100, you wrote:

>Out of interest, isn't a decoder basically a complicated mathematical
>algorithm? Think how much C code you can fit into a tiny, tiny
>executable. I'm not sure I'm sold by his argument.

ActiveX overheads, gdi code, interface (particularly in the case of QT and 
the newer WMPs), assorted M$ protocol bloat...