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April 1, 2014 at 5:51 am
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Since the Mill is a wide issue architecture it is very necesary to distinguish between instructions and operations. An operation is a semantically distinct piece of computation. An instruction is a collection of one ore more operations that get issued together. This tends to be the same on mainstream general purpose architectures.