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April 6, 2023 at 5:44 am
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Quad (128-bit) is optional, transparent at the source language level. Forcing it to be mandatory would impact some attractive markets negatively. All descriptor operations can execute as discrete scalar ops just as well, and the scalar ALUs are useful for other things as well, which descriptor ops are not.