Fixing the glibc adobe flash incompatibility

Doug Ledford dledford at
Thu Nov 18 18:58:02 UTC 2010

----- "Richard W.M. Jones" <rjones at> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 10:29:56PM -0500, Gregory Maxwell wrote:
> > Most code is not performance critical.
> Much more code than you think is performance critical, particularly
> when I can throw up 1000 instances of it in the cloud.
> /me considers making snide comment about Python and how many extra
> power stations we've built because of it ...

Allow me: if we all turned off python apps for one hour, we would save enough electricity to power the entire world for a year.

Or to put it another way:  If our brains required as much processing power as the simplest python app in order to speak, we would all talk like ents.

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