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23279Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Today is 11111

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  • Dave McGuire
    Nov 1, 2011
      On 11/01/2011 04:10 PM, Dan Roganti wrote:
      > Two's Complement is the main reason you don't need extra hardware for
      > Subtractor logic. You simply use Adder Logic only - even in
      > Multipliers/Dividers. And so became the prevailing dominant method --
      > among several reasons -- over other signed integer notation, such as,
      > Signed Magnitude, One's Comp, etc -- beginning in the early 60's.
      > Even DEC knew that ;)

      Hey. HEY. Watch it there, mister! ;)

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      Dave McGuire
      New Kensington, PA
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