div by 10 on Z80

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Wed Jan 23 19:54:23 CST 2008


On 23 Jan 2008 at 19:16, Brent wrote:
 
> Of course, from a clarity-is-all-important modern software design
> perspective, we should all be shot.

Naw, not even. "Obscure" is miles of spaghetti code twiddling bits 
seemingly at random in a word, then finally using a "count the 1 
bits" instruction on said word to index into a jump table...

> If I were an economist, I would predict that at this rate, in another few
> weeks the routine will be down to 1 byte.

Good thing for us that you're not an economist--you belong in 
management.

Cheers,
Chuck






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