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Re: memory release problem in mathematica6.0


In article <fhmeuk$8qb$1 at smc.vnet.net>, Carl Woll <carlw at wolfram.com> 
wrote:

> The reason you get an "out of memory" message is because your history of 
> outputs is not getting cleared. A line like:
> 
> expr; Null
> 
> stores expr as the value for Out[]. For example:
> 
> In[1]:= A = {1, 1}; Clear[A]
> 
> In[2]:= %
> 
> Out[2]= {1,1}
> 

Perhaps this should be prominently mentioned (aka, "warned about!!") in 
the Help msg for Clear.

And note how horribly non-intuitive (aka downright confusing) Out[2] is 
in this situation.  

Also note: There is a Help message for Out -- but there is NO help 
message for %.


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