[RC5] Client for Windows/64Bit

Fuzzy Logic fuzzymo at gmail.com
Wed Aug 31 11:45:09 EDT 2005


Ah, well, they don't do that anymore I guess. I've only worked on the
s390 and it has always referred to 24/31/64 bit addressing modes.

Fuzzy

On 8/31/05, Victor A. Wagner Jr. <vawjr at rudbek.com> wrote:
> you'd be wrong, unless the 360 wasn't a mainframe
> and IBM called it a 32-bit machine back in 1968 when I was working on it
> 
> At 06:16 2005-08-25, you wrote:
> 
> > That said, I take it you've never worked on an IBM mainframe then.
> > Fuzzy
> >
> > On 8/25/05, Fuzzy Logic <fuzzymo at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > > Yes, I do live in a strange universe. Follow the link and you'll
> > > understand why.
> > >
> > > Fuzzy
> > > --
> > > "We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy
> > > in the world." -- Helen Keller
> > >
> > > On 8/24/05, Victor A. Wagner Jr. <vawjr at rudbek.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > You, sir or madam, live in a very strange universe.  I've been in the
> > > > business since 1965 and I've _never_ heard anyone use n-bits to refer
> > > > to addressing mode, NEVER.
> > > >
> > > > At 06:17 2005-08-16, you wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Why would you seriously doubt something that I've worked on for almost
> > > > > 8 years? You'd think I know what I do for a living. :)
> > > > >
> > > > > I meant what I said.
> > > > >
> > > > > 31-bits refers to the addressing mode, not the register size.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > http://www-1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/zseries/library/whitepapers/gm130076.html
> > > > >
> > > > > Fuzzy
> > > > >
> > > > > On 8/16/05, Torinthiel <torinthiel at megapolis.pl> wrote:
> > > > > > I seriously doubt you do any work on 31 bit platforms. It's
> > 3 7/8 byte
> > > > > > per register ;) But you've probably lost one bit and it's 32 ;)
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