Decimal V Binary??

From: Tony Duell <>
Date: Thu Sep 23 17:09:34 2004

> I've always wondered what systems/processors (other than IBM mainframes)
> that had hardware decimal arithmetic support. I don't mean 'decimal
> adjust' instructions, I'm talking about full

Not really want you're asking for, but I have a machine here (actually 2
diffeerent machines using the same processor) where the hardware is
bit-serial for binary operatiosn, but does BCD operations 1 nybble at a

A simple puzzle : What machine is it?

Received on Thu Sep 23 2004 - 17:09:34 BST

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