The definition of division (Dale R. Worley)
Wed, 11 Nov 1992 18:18:03 GMT

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From: (Dale R. Worley)
Organization: MIT Dept. of Tetrapilotomy, Cambridge, MA, USA
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 1992 18:18:03 GMT
Keywords: arithmetic
References: 92-10-075 92-11-025 (Joseph M Orost) writes:
      In order to have the round-to-zero rule "laid to rest," first you have to
      convince all the hardware designers out there that their DIV instruction
      is broken: GOOD LUCK!

If I remember correctly, the National 32000 architecture had *both*
flavors of division.


Dale Worley Dept. of Math., MIT

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