32 or 64??

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 31 17:44:01 UTC 2010

Robert Spanjaard wrote:
> On Sun, 31 Jan 2010 19:03:45 +0200, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>>>> Have you tried using Wine on 64 bit? Some apps work, some don't.
>>> How is that different from the 32 bit version?
>> Not everything works.
> Again: How is that different from the 32 bit version? Don't tell me 
> everything works in 32 bit, because that's simply not true.
>>> Personally, I want to use all the memory I have to avoid using /swap.
>>> The difference in responsiveness is certainly worth the 'risk' of
>>> having to switch to 32 bit later on.
>>> And just to be clear: the 32 bit version certainly is _not_ bug free.
>>> 32 bit advocators in this thread imply that it's a sure bet (like the
>>> above "32 bit works fine"), but most of the bugs on launchpad count for
>>> _both_ versions.
>> To experienced users I advocate nothing. To unexperienced users I
>> advocate simple.
> You propagate unneccesary fear of 64 bit Ubuntu to unexperienced users.
>>>> The final straw for me is that many tutorials and guides directed at
>>>> *buntu users assume 32 bit. The user saves himself quite a headache by
>>>> stickin with 32 bit, even with 4 GB RAM.
>>> Haven't had any headaches yet.
>> You have a bit more experience than Joe Random Websurfer, no?
> How does that solve any bugs? I'm not using my experience to _avoid_ 
> problems, so an unexperienced user would run into the same problems I do. 
> Which are none (64 bit specific) so far.
>>>> I have a feeling that this thread has turned into another Karl bashing
>>>> thread, and that's it. Karl is the new Microsoft now that Windows 7 is
>>>> out and *buntheads can no longer complain that W1nder$ suxXx. Grow up.
>>>> Give advice that helps the user,
>>> The advice to ignore Karl is a good advice 90% of the time.
>> Whether or not that is true, in this case Karl is in his 10%. Discuss
>> your different opinion with him,
> If you'd actually take the trouble to read some of those discussions, 
> you'd know that that's a waste of time.
>> but give him the same respect that you would expect.
> I don't expect anyone to give me unconditional respect.

	It appears since this is another 32 or 64 message it is taken 
that the computer will accept either 32 or 64. My computer 
will not run 64 bit as I explained.

73 Karl


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