Re: Assy question
Date: 2001-03-17 17:07:44

On Fri, 16 Mar 2001, Ruud Baltissen wrote:

> > Perhaps because the compare-branch algorithm uses
> > fewer cycles ;-)
> IMHO a better reason is that the first approach is a pure trick without
> logical background and therefor hard to understand. Anyway it is the first
> that I saw a program using the decimal mode. Question out of curiousity:
> does anybody know circumstances where it is better to use the decimal mode
> above the binary?

When making a calculator? ;) Do all math in BCD.

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