XP-64

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by T.N.O, Aug 17, 2003.

  1. T.N.O

    T.N.O Guest

    Windows XP -
    A 64 bit upgrade to a 32-bit patch for a 16-bit GUI shell running on top of
    an 8-bit operating system written for a 4-bit processor by a 2-bit company
    who cannot stand 1 bit of competition (but it's better than a Mac)!

    Stolen from http://www.uninet.net/~blaisdel/whistler4.htm bottom of the
    page.
     
    T.N.O, Aug 17, 2003
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  2. On Sun, 17 Aug 2003 13:58:49 +1200, Nicholas Sherlock wrote:

    [snip]
    >> an 8-bit operating system written for a 4-bit processor by a 2-bit
    >> company who cannot stand 1 bit of competition (but it's better than a
    >> Mac)!


    > 4 bit processor? :)


    The Intel 4004, circa 1973
     
    Uncle StoatWarbler, Aug 17, 2003
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  3. T.N.O

    timmy! Guest

    64 bit?


    "T.N.O" <> wrote in message
    news:3f3ecabc$...
    > Windows XP -
    > A 64 bit upgrade to a 32-bit patch for a 16-bit GUI shell running on top

    of
    > an 8-bit operating system written for a 4-bit processor by a 2-bit company
    > who cannot stand 1 bit of competition (but it's better than a Mac)!
    >
    > Stolen from http://www.uninet.net/~blaisdel/whistler4.htm bottom of the
    > page.
    >
    >
     
    timmy!, Aug 18, 2003
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  4. timmy! wrote:
    > 64 bit?


    Yes, for running on 64-bit CPUs.

    Cheers,
    Nicholas Sherlock
     
    Nicholas Sherlock, Aug 18, 2003
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