Computers and heat density

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Mon Aug 14 11:28:54 CDT 2006


On 8/14/2006 at 12:00 PM Ken Seefried wrote:

>Dunno about the 6600, but it's decendent the CDC Cyber 180 did.  I never 
>even looked at it (the Algol 60 compiler was more interesting...I have the

>manual for that someplace), but I understand it was painful. 

Did that C generate code only for 64-bit 180 mode or could it generate
60-bit code too?  64-bit wouldn't be too awful, but 60-bit would seem to be
close to impossible. "2's complement?  Whuzzat?"

Cheers,
Chuck





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