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    SubjectRe: Memory Rusting Effect [re: Linux hostile to poverty]
    On Mon, 20 Jul 1998, Alan Cox wrote:

    > Linux should run passably on the lowest common denominator machine for
    > the majority of its userbase. That is an 8Mb 486. If you think everyone
    > can afford 32Mbytes I suggest you pay a visit to a local UK university,
    > pop out into the poor parts of europe or south america.

    Memory has gotten insanely cheap lately.

    $14 for 16MB SIMM
    $26 for 32MB SIMM
    $127 for 128MB DIMM

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