• Subject: Re: Express Client slim?
  • From: "Roger Pence" <rp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Mar 1999 21:30:46 -0500

>I just got my AS/400 Network Expert which has an article on the new Express
>Client Access.  I thought this was supposed to be slim.  They say it can
>take up to 96MB of disk space -- WOW.  Some diet.  If just running 5250
>emulation they need a whopping 32MB of disk space.  What the heck can they
>be doing that needs so much space.  For example, their competition, Synapse
>NetWolf takes 5MB with the ability to load it down onto one 3.5 inch floppy
>(so less than 1.44MB).  Jeeszesh!

The Express client is anything but slim. It requires nearly the same disk
footprint and nearly the same memory footprint as the bloated client. It is
slimmer because it doesn't require the base connection stuff, but that's the
big difference.


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