Exotic Logics

Dave Angel davea at ieee.org
Thu Jun 18 20:11:33 EDT 2009

Michael Torrie wrote:
> William Clifford wrote:
>> I've read one can do all of the 16 binary operations with clever uses
>> of NAND or NOR.
> That is correct.  In fact semiconductor logic is done using these two
> principle gates.  See  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NAND_logic .  Quite
> interesting really.
Not "is done"  but  "could be" done.

As your reference correctly points out,  "However, contrary to popular 
belief, modern integrated circuits 
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integrated_circuit> are not constructed 
exclusively from a single type of gate"

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