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You've got 1's complement as well, which I believe was far more common in the '60s and '70 than sign-magnitude. Wasn't the Univac 1100 series all 1's complement? Some CDC mainframes as well, I believe. I believe that you have to go back to designs from the '50s to find sign-magnitude integer representation.
For floating point, I have never seen anything but sign-magnitude, though.
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