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Old 2020-02-20, 18:35   #17
R.D. Silverman
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Originally Posted by Uncwilly View Post
As opposed to say 100,000 core years on an 8086 processor. They are referring to the amount of work on a processor class, not a single actual unit. This is a press release, not a journal article. "Details will be published in forthcoming scientific paper." Wait for them.
You are putting words in their mouths. You are speculating about what was meant.
If they meant to say "processor class", they did not do so. I go by what is written and
do not try to guess what is meant.

I have been advised to do so by professional editors. I will take their advice over yours.
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