KDE Versus Xfce

Jani Monoses jani.monoses at gmail.com
Thu Dec 22 02:16:04 CET 2005

> it's really too bad that this is the case - but when I see the stats I 
> wonder about other things like memory usage - possibly KDE is much more 
> optimized than Xfce - after all they have a tonload of good coders doing 
> nothing but profiling, so you would expect that they are able to squeeze 
> everything as fast as possible into the system. Xfce is probably smaller 
> but wastes time on the fringes everywhere - the performance gain 
> achievable for Xfce should be much higher than for KDE and GNOME - 
> they're at the end of their possibilities.

Considering xfce has not yet started to explicitely optimize I think
it's not that bad :). I am sure it can get even better simply because it
uses way less data on startup than gnome/kde


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