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Re: st: AW: Reclaiming RAM. . .


From   Neil Shephard <nshephard@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: AW: Reclaiming RAM. . .
Date   Tue, 10 Nov 2009 09:38:39 +0000

BTW - a simple example of how this would be useful is if I was using
The GIMP (http://www.gimp.org/) under Linux and then closed it down
when I'd finished, its still actually sitting in RAM, and if I start
it up again it will come back from RAM instead of having to be loaded
into memory again.

Apologies for the poor grammar in the previous message.

Neil
-- 
"The combination of some data and an aching desire for an answer does
not ensure that a reasonable answer can be extracted from a given body
of data." ~ John Tukey (1986), "Sunset salvo". The American
Statistician 40(1).

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