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- Subject: Re: number of bits of int type
- From: Martin Schröder <martin@...>
- Date: Sun, 3 Oct 2010 13:14:55 +0200
2010/10/3 Louis Mamakos <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Oct 2, 2010, at 10:58 AM, Leo Razoumov wrote:
>> Can you, please, give an example of a currently produced platform
>> with the int type being not a multiple of 8 bits.
> Unisys 2200 series mainframe computers. 36 bit words, 1's complement arithmetic, word-addressable architecture. Multi-processor and SMP since the early 1970's in the earlier versions of this architecture. You might argue that Lua isn't likely to be found on this platform, though it supports an ANSI C complier, Java, etc.
And which of these are produced today in relevant quantities?