16 v. 32 bit

Henry Spencer henry at utzoo.UUCP
Fri Jan 3 08:45:52 AEST 1986

> ...  It's silly to classify
> a machine with a subset of the operations of another machine as being
> "wider" than the more complete instruction set machine.
> This gets even more complicated if you throw in floating point. :-)

Even my poor little 11/44 is a 64-bit machine by some people's rules, since
it has a 64-bit ALU in its floating-point processor.
				Henry Spencer @ U of Toronto Zoology

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