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Re: MARS rise & set times

On Feb 18, 2004, at 12:13 AM, Phil Karn wrote:

> By the way, on OS X at least Mars24 burns an awful lot of CPU time for 
> what it does, about 34% of a 2 GHz G5. Probably because it's written 
> in Java, a remarkably inefficient language.

Would have been a small price to pay for not recoding it for several 
platforms.  Besides, some of us are still stuck with the dual G4s.   
With the G5, you have plenty of clock cycles to burn!

It's still neat to be able run ImageJ on either my Mac or my Zaurus...

Mike W4LNA

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