One's complement machines and C logi - (nf)

Anonymous at iuvax.UUCP Anonymous at iuvax.UUCP
Mon Jan 30 19:14:28 AEST 1984

iuvax!Anonymous    Jan 30 00:53:00 1984

Then there's the CDC6600, a *sixty*-bit ones-compliment computer. I paraphrase
and quote from the reference manual:

	A word of all 0's is zero. A word of all ones is -0. If you test
these against one another, you'll find that "zero is greater than minus
zero, but don't ask by how much."

					-- Allan Pratt

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