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February 2, 2005 01:14
Re: "Secret" operators
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Andrew Savige wrote:
> twos complement machine -- and I'm not aware of any perl running
> on any non twos complement machine.

I ported Perl 1.0 (and probably 2.0) to UNIX 1100 (UNIX as guest OS on
Univac 1100).  The machine was 36-bit, ones complement, word addressable. 
Porting software to this beast was often a challenge.  Fortunately, I
haven't had to use that hardware in a long, long time (~1989)!

Eric Krohn

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