Ilya Zakharevich on Wed, 15 Jan 2003 09:33:37 -0800

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Re: qflllgram() infinite loop

On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 04:13:24PM +0100, Karim BELABAS wrote:
> 1) If you want to handle huge problems, allocate enough memory.
> 2) If you don't know what "enough" is, guess, set \gm 2, and react accordingly.
> This is not user-friendly, but it doesn't happily overload the machine as
> most other systems would.

Why this fixation with "overloading" hardware?  The usual approach is
that the programer/user's time and resources are much more valuable
than those of the computer...