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Re: No 32-bit phase-out (was Re: [opensuse] 13.2)
  • From: Hans Witvliet <suse@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09:19:51 +0100
  • Message-id: <1415089191.26402.367.camel@orion1>
On Mon, 2014-11-03 at 22:00 -0500, James Knott wrote:
On 11/03/2014 09:55 PM, Anton Aylward wrote:
What about 16-bit? I remember 16-bit UNIX.
Much more efficient code! Tighter too, shorter pointers.
And what about the 8080, Z80 and 6502 crowds Why should they be left out?

BTW, my first computer was an IMSAI 8080, with the Intel 8080 CPU. Of
course we can't forget that incredible Microsoft product, Xenix!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xenix

Sorry, just could not resist :-)

sixteen whole bits? what a waste!
http://www.linurs.org/mc14500.html

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