Re: [SI-LIST] : Interesting theoretical questions

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From: jonp@pacbell.net
Date: Tue Nov 02 1999 - 10:23:12 PST


On Computer's without Clocks.

Asynchronous computers have had a whole lot of study and implementation.
In fact, In a sense the old DRAM chips were examples of asynchronous
behavior. The CPU sends out data and a DATA_READY and then waits for an
ACKNOWLEDGE. The two chips don't share clocks.

jon powell
Viewlogic Consulting Services

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