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A bit off topic, but when did a DWORD implicitly become 64bits?



Lots of ISAs consider 32-bit to be a 'word'. And now they have the same problem that Intel already encountered that it's easier to start referring to a new larger native word size as a 'double-word' and the cycle continues...


Clearly I'm stuck in late-1980's-x86-ASM-land. BYTE, WORD, DWORD[, QWORD].


I heard the bird was DWORD.




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