OT: The optimal time to buy RAM
alan at clueserver.org
Tue Jul 10 20:37:20 UTC 2007
On Tue, 10 Jul 2007, Paul Smith wrote:
> Dear All,
> When my previous computer was 4 years old, the RAM memory for it was
> rarely available and, when available, was expensive. Now, I have a new
> computer, one year old. Could someone please help me with determining
> the right time to buy new memory in order to buy it the cheapest
One to two weeks before you actually buy it. The universe has an
automatic need detector that jacks up the price a week before you get the order in.
"ANSI C says access to the padding fields of a struct is undefined.
ANSI C also says that struct assignment is a memcpy. Therefore struct
assignment in ANSI C is a violation of ANSI C..."
- Alan Cox
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