Talk:Z4 (computer)

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Was the Z4 electronic, or did it use relays?--Bubba73 23:07, 7 Jun 2005 (UTC)


http://www.dai.ed.ac.uk/homes/cam/fcomp.shtml

The above link discusses what should be counted as a computer and mentions the the mechanically based operation of the memory in the Z4, and it not using a stored program so perhaps it should not thought of as the first computer- the link discusses this in some detail.

Needs clarification[edit]

The "251" claimed Zuse computers: is the implication that these are all Z4s? Needs clarification in models. 171.66.161.158 (talk) 22:27, 4 April 2012 (UTC)

No of course not. They made lots of later computers. That sentence does seem inappropriate in this article though. Dmcq (talk) 22:40, 4 April 2012 (UTC)

"World's first commercial digital computer"[edit]

Both the Z4 article and the BINAC article claim to be the "world's first commerical digital computer:

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Z4_%28computer%29&oldid=619761555

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=BINAC&oldid=631071670 — Preceding unsigned comment added by 89.14.104.215 (talk) 09:24, 2 November 2014 (UTC)