|Who owns computer languages? email@example.com (Todd Evans) (1997-11-07)|
|Re: Who owns computer languages? firstname.lastname@example.org (Gregory Bond) (1997-11-11)|
|Re: mnemonics (was: Who owns computer languages?) email@example.com (1997-11-13)|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (A Johnstone)|
|Date:||13 Nov 1997 23:37:59 -0500|
|Organization:||Royal Holloway, University of London|
A probably-ignorable observation:
Gregory Bond (email@example.com) wrote:
: MOV src, dst
: became the Zilog
: LD dst, src
I've always hated MOV as a mnemonic, even though I love PDP-11's where I first
used it. The data doesn't move, it is _copied_ so that after the instruction
the dst contains a copy of the src. Whenever I design a new processor I use
CPY dst,src for this operation.
Dr Adrian Johnstone, Senior Lecturer in Computing, Computer Science Dep,
Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, England.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01784 443425 Fax: 01784 439786
[This is certainly the last messsage on this particular subtopic. -John]
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