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    SubjectRe: [offtopic] Re: If Linux is to succeed
    On Sat, 25 Jan 1997, Ingo Molnar wrote:

    > > > Compare this with the 167 Linux system calls.
    > >
    > > You, however, are neglecting that the many Windows API calls are for
    > > graphical manipulation, e.g., InvalidateRect(), MsgBox(), and
    > > ShowWindow(). For this to be an accurate comparison you'd also have to
    > > include the Xlib and perhaps also X Toolkit calls.
    >
    > pc5829:/usr/X11R6/man/man3$ grep -l 'XLIB FUNCTIONS' * | wc -l
    > 181
    > pc5829:/usr/X11R6/man/man3$ grep -l 'XT FUNCTIONS' * | wc -l
    > 95
    >
    > 181+95 calls.

    Point taken. 167+181+95=443 vs ~1500

    Wil
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