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Re: New Vax - future directions :-)

> On Jul 6, 2021, at 7:46 AM, Mouse <mouse%Rodents-Montreal.ORG@localhost> wrote:
>> Prediction: if you set out to design a 64 bit VAX, you end up with
>> Alpha.
>> Again. ;)
> Personally, I think that's unlikely.  The Alpha is far RISCier than the
> VAX-64 is shaping up to be.

Right… it’s a pure load/store architecture with exactly one addressing mode.  The hypothetical VAX-64 that’s being discussed here is really just “make VAX bigger and address some annoyances”.

-- thorpej

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