these RTL or what?

William Donzelli wdonzelli at gmail.com
Fri Oct 5 12:57:42 CDT 2007


> Could the PDP-10 instruction set have been simplified for a faster
> machine. Mind you I think you would still be stuck with 18bit address
> because of LISP and having two addresses in one word.

Of course, any architecture could get a speed boost when you start
pruning out those pesky instructions.

PDP-10 was pretty clean, actually.

--
Will



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