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Re: Re: Wolfram Functions Site

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  • Subject: [mg45635] Re: [mg45614] Re: Wolfram Functions Site
  • From: George Woodrow III <georgevw3 at mac.com>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 19:57:18 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <bu2oqq$ji2$1@smc.vnet.net> <200401161105.GAA10733@smc.vnet.net>
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A quick check OS X 10.3.2, Safari 1.1, showed that the page in question 
loads just fine. However, it takes a while to load all 941 images. 
(I've got a gig of RAM, so there is no page-out problem with this much 
data.)

Safari was using 196 MBytes of RAM when the pi page completely loaded. 
Normally, the app uses about 20MBytes.

I haven't tried any systematic look at the other pages on the site, but 
I've seen no problems so far.

george


On 16 Jan, 2004, at 6:05 am, Gavin Scott wrote:

> David Park <djmp at earthlink.net> wrote:
>> Has anyone besides me had difficulty with the Wolfram Functions site?
>
>> Many of the pages have boxes that are left unfilled. If I pass the
>> cursor over them some of them fill but not all of them. Most of
>> them are left with small red x's in them.
>
>> I am using IE 6.0 and Windows98.
>
> Works fine with Win2K/IE 6 here, though there is one page that I've
> never been able to view successfully:
>
>    http://functions.wolfram.com/Constants/Pi/visualizations/1.html
>
> But this page has more images on it than I think I've ever encountered
> on a web page before.
>
> After about five minutes it finishes with maybe 2-4% of the images
> failed to download, including most of the banner graphics at the
> top of the page.  The IE process is up to 81MB by that point too.
>
> But that's the only one I've seen consistent problems with.  All the
> others seem fine.
>
> G.
>


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