From: Humm <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [TUHS] Encoding an ISA: Random Logic vs. Control Stores
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 21:45:50 +0000 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <Yaabjh0kjYlDq7N5@beryllium.local> (raw)
Quoth Jon Steinhart:
>> Can someone please explain why it's called "random" logic? Discrete
>> logic I understand (more or less), but I've not heard the term "random"
>> used in this context before now.
>Well, as a recovered random logic designer, I think that the name comes
>from there being no particular structure to the logic. Many parts of
>logic design are very regular, think memory. But that regularity doesn't
>exist when, for example, decoding irregular instructions.
Now that’s a “random” definition.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-11-30 21:49 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2021-11-30 8:07 pbirkel
2021-11-30 15:19 ` Ron Natalie
2021-11-30 15:30 ` arnold
2021-11-30 15:39 ` Ralph Corderoy
2021-11-30 18:50 ` Jon Steinhart
2021-11-30 21:45 ` Humm [this message]
2021-11-30 23:07 ` Jon Steinhart
2021-11-30 23:18 ` Henry Bent
2021-12-01 5:00 ` Jon Steinhart
2021-12-01 6:27 ` pbirkel
2021-12-01 16:42 ` ron minnich
2021-12-01 17:08 ` Ron Natalie
2021-12-01 21:56 ` [TUHS] Encoding an ISA Warren Toomey
2021-12-01 13:59 [TUHS] Encoding an ISA: Random Logic vs. Control Stores Paul Ruizendaal
2021-12-01 14:55 Douglas McIlroy
2021-12-01 20:27 ` Jon Steinhart
2021-12-01 21:14 ` Lawrence Stewart
2021-12-01 22:09 ` Jon Steinhart
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