How often is xterm's size really a problem anymore? On the list of programs I'm running, FireFox eats up 63M, Pan 21M, Perl 17M, djview 6M, a lost little swf_play process 3M. It's not coming close to hitting swap, and the 7 xterms aren't the first thing I would kill. When I swap, it's because I'm processing 30 megapixel images and the netpbm tools are taking up hundreds of MBs of memory. Unless I've got a lot of xterms open, 2 MB processes don't count.
Is 384 MB of memory really that rare these days? Does it really matter even on a system with less memory?
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