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IMA memory hog

IMA memory hog

Posted Oct 22, 2010 16:35 UTC (Fri) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
In reply to: IMA memory hog by jzbiciak
Parent article: IMA memory hog

As a greybeard of 34, I first met C on a BBC B with a ROM chip that gave us a sort of halfhearted C (this was probably in 1988, or something, so pre-standardization in any case). 'short' was 8 bit, 'int' 16, 'long' 32. Borland's Turbo C gave me so much more memory that it felt like being let out of jail (until I used it all up, that is).

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