R-beta: Re: memory problems FACTOR-8 / class 'pointer'

Douglas Bates (bates@stat.wisc.edu)
Wed, 9 Apr 1997 07:37:43 -0500 (CDT)

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Date: Wed, 9 Apr 1997 07:37:43 -0500 (CDT)
From: Douglas Bates <bates@stat.wisc.edu>
To: Jens Oehlschlaegel <oehl@Psyres-Stuttgart.DE>
Subject: R-beta: Re: memory problems FACTOR-8 / class 'pointer'
In-Reply-To: <Pine.3.89.9704091259.A18231-0100000@sunserv>

>>>>> "Jens" == Jens Oehlschlaegel <oehl@Psyres-Stuttgart.DE> writes:

  Jens> I just saw a beta version of WinS+4.0 last week: Good and bad
  Jens> news: MATHSOFT has substantially improved graphic handling and
  Jens> user interface. Bad news is: The version I saw needed 50 MB
  Jens> RAM, so our equipment should have 64 MB RAM minimum. This is
  Jens> somewhat FACTOR-8 compared to the S+3.3. Not to talk about big
  Jens> datasets.

I believe the requirement is 50Mb of _disk space_, not 50Mb of memory.
I can run the beta of WinS+4.0 quite comfortably on a machine with 32
Mb of memory.  I haven't tried machines with smaller amounts of memory
but I presume it would work there as well.
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