Posted Feb 22, 2007 0:12 UTC (Thu) by cantsin
In reply to: bloat?
Parent article: Xfce 4.4: The best lightweight desktop environment (Linux.com)
This is not surprising since konqueror and kmail consume only a fraction of
the memory of Firefox and Thunderbird, even with the entire KDE subsystem
loaded. The Mozilla framework is to blamed for the higher memory footprint
in your scenario, not XFCE. A better comparison might have been Sylpheed +
a hypothetical GTK-only web browser.
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