Talk:IBM 7030 Stretch

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ZZZZSTUV[edit]

In the section "Registers", address 10 $SB, there appears: "ZZZZSTUV". Can someone explain what those characters mean? John Vandenberg 05:39, 14 October 2006 (UTC)

This is how the bits of the register are identified in the IBM documentation.
  • S - Sign bit
  • T - Flag bit
  • U - Flag bit
  • V - Flag bit
  • Z - Zone bit
See: Reference Manual page 36. -- RTC (talk) 06:59, 30 January 2008 (UTC)

the fastest computer in the world from 1961 until 1964.[edit]

This claim is challenged by the three instances of the Ferranti Atlas in the UK. However, such claims need precise justification, so I've not altered the text, see - [1] . Michaelwilson (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 14:30, 6 June 2009 (UTC).