Talk:IBM 7030 Stretch
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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
the fastest computer in the world from 1961 until 1964.
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 -  . Michaelwilson (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 14:30, 6 June 2009 (UTC).
I've added a tentative link to a COLASL article, but I won't be trying to write it immediately since to do so implies transcribing stuff from the LASL book with mathematical symbols and coloured text. If anybody feels up to it be my guest :-) MarkMLl (talk) 11:10, 30 October 2014 (UTC)