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Subject: Re: significant math

Author: Gian-Carlo Pascutto

Date: 13:56:35 11/19/02

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On November 19, 2002 at 16:51:36, Robert Hyatt wrote:

>Then data structures that directly use the added bits of a
>64 bit architecture will gain more than data structures that don't.  That is
>both plain to see and simple to understand why it is true...

The question is if whatever speed disadvantage bitboards
(may) have now is compensated by whatever speed gain the
bitboarders (may) gain compared to 'classic' programs when
switching to 64-bit machines.

Personally, I am certainly going to try Gerd Isenbergs
ideas whenever the first 64-bit machine arrives on my

And I do expect it to be superior to what I am currently
doing, in fact...


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