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SubjectRE: 2.5.34-mm4
Borasky's Corollary 1: If you *can* measure it and it *does* exist, the
cheapest solution may still be to buy more memory, more disks or a faster

Borasky's Corollary 2: When you try to measure the performance of people the
way you measure performance of computers, you need psychological help.

M. Edward (Ed) Borasky

Coaching: It's Not Just for Athletes and Executives Any More!

-----Original Message-----
From: []On Behalf Of
Rik van Riel
Sent: Sunday, September 15, 2002 10:39 AM
To: Andrew Morton
Cc: Axel Siebenwirth; Con Kolivas; lkml;;
Subject: Re: 2.5.34-mm4

On Sun, 15 Sep 2002, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Axel Siebenwirth wrote:

> > I have seen that it used more swap that usual.
> 2.5 is much more swaphappy than 2.4. I believe that this is actually
> correct behaviour for optimum throughput. But it just happens that
> people (me included) hate it.

Time for a corollary to "if you can't measure it, it doesn't exist":

"If you can't measure desktop performance, our method of development
will ensure it won't exist"


Bravely reimplemented by the knights who say "NIH".

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