[Rd] Re: 64-bit R on Opteron [was Re: [R] Windows R 1.8.0 hangs when M em Usage >1.8GB]

Ross Ihaka ihaka at stat.auckland.ac.nz
Tue Nov 25 23:22:23 MET 2003

Douglas Bates wrote:

> I wonder if R&R thought when they started out that they would one day
> see something like that.

I think that's a pretty firm no.

I seem to recall that we were targetting 512k Macintoshes.
In our dreams we might have seen 16Mb Sun.

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