Variable Word length CPU

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Sat Nov 5 16:17:16 CST 2005


On 11/5/2005 at 12:37 PM stevew wrote:

>"Dwight K. Elvey" <dwight at ca2h0430.amd.com> Wrote:
>>Hi
>>My thought is to make a variable word length processor using
>>a single bit ALU. Of course, I've been thinking in terms of a relay
>>based machine.

You might as well make it decimal, too, Dwight.  That way you can use the
8-4 and 8-2 combinations to mark the end of a word... :) 

(I guess it's been done!)

Cheers,
Chuck





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