Resource footprint


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Does anybody know what resource footprint means in this context?

Another essential requirement was that eCos needed to be designed in such a way that a small resource footprint could be constructed. By working with different semiconductor companies, Cygnus was able to architect a real-time operating system (RTOS) that [...]

Thank you indeed.
  • NealMc

    Senior Member
    UK English

    It sounds like it will be very similar to "carbon footprint"

    Our carbon footprint relates to the amount of carbon based fuels we burn and consequently the amount of carbon dioxide producing resources we use in our day to day lives. Someone who drives a Hummer will have a bigger carbon footprint than someone who rides a bicycle.

    A product that is designed to construct a small resource footprint would be produced with minimal waste / maximum utilisation of raw materials and the byproducts of production.

    Neal Mc
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