Subject: Re: SIOCSIFADDR & co
To: Ted Lemon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
Date: 01/27/2000 17:50:13
On Thu, Jan 27, 2000 at 11:48:43AM -0500, Ted Lemon wrote:
> > A Decsystem 20 was a fine machine (we had two at the parent company of Nike
> > where I got my start in this biz), except for the 36 bit wordsize.
> Except for? The 36-bit wordsize was one of its strengths! :') It
> was a great machine for running LISP!
The predecessor of the Convex C1 was a Cyber 172. 60 bit word length. ;-)
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