[R] Loops and memory

R A F raf1729 at hotmail.com
Tue May 6 21:14:33 CEST 2003

I'm afraid that I don't have your new book with Venables handy.  So
would it be fair to assume that there's no real need to avoid loops
these days?

Thanks again.

>From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk>
>To: R A F <raf1729 at hotmail.com>
>CC: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
>Subject: Re: [R] Loops and memory
>Date: Tue, 6 May 2003 20:03:08 +0100 (BST)

>That was written in 1996, when rich people had 64Mb of RAM and teaching
>labs often had 4 or 8Mb (and R would not run much of the code in the book
>and crashed quite often).  Take a look at `S Programming' for a less
>ancient view.

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