Why one cannot recommend the freerunner as a daily phone (was Re: Is a FreeRunner sufficient for me?)

David Ford david at blue-labs.org
Wed Jun 24 21:55:01 CEST 2009

that is one typical aspect.

Michal Brzozowski wrote:
> 2009/6/24 David Ford <david at blue-labs.org <mailto:david at blue-labs.org>>
>     do you understand the weight involved with using c++?  without
>     very very
>     careful management, c++ is rather hefty for embedded devices.
>      granted,
>     having 128M to work in is indeed far more tenable than smaller devices
>     but it's still onerous.
>     C is much more lightweight and very functional.  any benefits of c++
>     usually don't overcome the drawbacks for embedded devices.
> What drawbacks do you mean? That is uses more memory?

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