Billy Pettit real disappointment

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Jun 29 02:47:09 CDT 2007


Brent Hilpert wrote:
> Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
>> Brent Hilpert wrote:
>>> Some other oddball values from that era:
>>>   - BINAC: 31 bits
>> I don't know if you can call 31-bit "oddball".  IBM literally made
>> thousands upon thousands.
> 
> Processor?

370/XA, ESA/370 and ESA/390.  Those aren't "processors".  Those are 
"processor architectures" for each of which there were several 
implementations.

Peace...  Sridhar



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