[TUHS] 6-bit, 7-bit and 9-bit byte UNIXes

James Petts jpetts at operamail.com
Fri Oct 1 09:46:52 AEST 2004


I don't know of any non-8-bit Unix systems, but Multics, on the GE645 at
least, had a 36-bit word. See



----- Original Message -----
From: "Natalia Portillo" <iosglpgc at teleline.es>
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2004 20:07:46 +0100
To: <tuhs at tuhs.org>
Subject: [TUHS] 6-bit, 7-bit and 9-bit byte UNIXes

> Hi!
> Was there any UNIX with 6-bit wide, 7-bit wide or 9-bit wide bytes or all
> UNIXes are 8-bit wide bytes?
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