• Subject: RE: Why not use VA/RPG
  • From: "Martin, Booth" <BoothM@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2000 14:38:47 -0500

The runtime is around 13 meg.  Floppies isn't a real choice.  The
applications generally fit on one floppy though.  Installing from the LAN
works very well.

-----Original Message-----
From: Joe Teff [mailto:joeteff@earthlink.net]
Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2000 11:16 AM
To: boothm@goddard.edu
Subject: Re: Why not use VA/RPG


I was showing a simple app to some people yesterday and the first
question I got was, "How does this compare to VB for performance and
size of executables?" They also wanted to now how large the runtime
support was. My book says to plan for 4-5 floppies for the runtime files
and 1 for the application? Is this pretty accurrate? The runtime support
is multiple DLL's that are about 6mb and a normal application under
1.3mb? Obviously the size of the application is going to vary based on
what is does. Is there a guideline anywhere to help judge PC
requirements for your application?

Joe Teff
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