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Variable Length Byte String Compare and Move Instruction

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000068464D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Davis, MI Hood, GW Mayes, GW McDermott, TS Wise, LE [+details]

Abstract

This feature achieves better storage efficiency in a computer system when manipulating variable length byte strings, and improved responsiveness of the system to external events when long, variable length instructions are implemented.