So mentioning DOOM 1 VS webpage sizes reminded that up until not that long ago all of my software had to fit under 16MB (megabytes!) of RAM and didn't have much trouble at that.

We could fit a fully functional app in a couple of kilobytes (!!) on PalmOS but Android apps take dozens of megabytes like it's nothing.

I get that bigger resolutions means bigger art assets (unless you use vector art and you probably should) but with the exception of games and media.. why the heck is everything so heavy now days?

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@polychrome I should note that the most dangerous win32/64 malicious code are still the programs written in assembly by those blackhats. Remember the one which gave your bios a checksum error, essentialy bricking your motherboard? It happened in the 1990's and that program was less than 4096 bytes in a .exe program

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