|32x32=64 firstname.lastname@example.org (2001-12-20)|
|Re: 32x32=64 RLWatkins@CompuServe.Com (R. L. Watkins) (2001-12-22)|
|From:||"R. L. Watkins" <RLWatkins@CompuServe.Com>|
|Date:||22 Dec 2001 22:55:31 -0500|
|Keywords:||arithmetic, history, comment|
|Posted-Date:||22 Dec 2001 22:55:31 EST|
One example of 16x16 being Aztec C for the 486 and 68K CPUs.
R. L. Watkins
> The point was made that mutliplying two 32 bit numbers, with one or
> both cast to a 64 bit type, could be done using a 32 x 32 multiply
> with 64 bit product instruction that many machines have.-- glen
> [They sure did it for 16x16 -> 32 -John]
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