[Beowulf] g77 limits...

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Thu Feb 23 14:37:59 PST 2006

On Friday 24 February 2006 09:13, Jim Lux wrote:

> I suppose, too, if you're doing heavy duty HPC, you'd be doing it on a CDC,
> with 6bit characters and 60 bit words.


6 bits ? You were lucky.  When I were a lad we only had 4 bits and a broken 
abacus, and we thought that were luxury..


Can someone remind me which millenium we're in ? :-)

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