@enkiv2 if only that was successful ;-;
@a_breakin_glass I mean judging by how convoluted task state registers are in i386 I'm sure Intel turned it into a nightmare
*takes a deep breath*
a 3 operand instruction (6 bit class, 4 bit opcode) where each operand is a dynamic array element (the longest memory reference), containing two indirect references (up to 28 bits max) and an indirect access selector (22 bits max) plus the control bits for the operand itself (4 bits) - so 82 bits * 3 + 10 = 256 bits... plus 4 format bits
that's 260... i *think*. it's confusing, though, and i might have missed some.
321 was suggested by the Great Microprocessors List; i'd never thought to check it before... but yeah, somewhere i'm 61 bits short
still, though. a 32.5 byte instruction... dear god!
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