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Op Sa. 17 Nov. 2018 om 04:31 het Tim Hill <> geskryf:

> I think “word” wrt CPU architecture was never a precise term, and probably never will be.

Oh, a mathematically precise definition is possible. "A word is an
individually addressable entity larger than the smallest such entity."
Whether this definition is useful is can be established only by a
disciple of Bourbaki (one of which, an I mistake not, has recently
joined this list).