On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 04:35:54PM -0500, Kent Borg wrote:
> The binary for a modern-day IRC-type program (Slack) is over 80MB. Sure, the
> original IRC didn't have pictures. But 80MB!? I have an internet radio
> program (Tunein Radio) that has an install of 65MB.

Slack is a particular outlier, because it's not really an IRC
program.

No, it's an IRC program written in Javascript as a web
application... and bundled with a complete web browser to run it
in.


-dsr-
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