Quote: 640K ought to be enough for anyone (attrib Bill Gates 1990 January 1)

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Dec 14 21:27:39 UTC 2010

At 12/14/2010 01:31 AM, Garson O'Toole wrote:
>GB also has a amusing variant dated 1990 "Von Neumann thought 4K bytes
>was enough for anyone." I haven't checked it.

The first operating system I was chief architect for was aimed at
4K.  I knew we wouldn't make it, and we didn't.  But it went out at 8K.

Yes, Virginia, 640K ought to be enough for anyone.


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