Harvard v. von Neumann

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Fri Dec 12 18:32:17 CST 2008


On 12 Dec 2008 at 19:13, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:

> But they threw up roadblocks to try to prevent it, right?  It sure looks 
> like the array storage out-of-stack seemed to have been tacked onto the 
> architecture as an afterthought.

I don't know about the history of the various features, but any 
general-purpose computer has to have some way to generate and execute 
code to be very useful, no?

Even the (specialized) upper PIC and AVR people figured that one out 
eventually.

Cheers,
Chuck









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