PDP-11 architecture Was: internet blocking problem ?
jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Fri Sep 11 09:36:15 CDT 2015
> From: Jon Elson elson
> I actually LIKED the PDP-11 architecture quite a LOT, but the limited
> memory was a big killer.
The good thing about the PDP-11 was the 16-bit word size. (It resulted in
what's probably the most elegant architecture, in bang/buck terms, of all
time.) The bad thing about the PDP-11 was the 16-bit word size. (For the
reason you point out.)
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