Relay computers

From: ben franchuk <>
Date: Sun Sep 26 01:37:50 2004

Tom Jennings wrote:

> Are Zuse's machines stored-program? I think he had some odd ideas about
> stored-program machines and self-modification, like von Neumann did
> early on.

All machines of that era had too *small* a memory for internal storage
of programs, so external ( read manual ) input was needed like paper
tape or punched cards or punched film (Zuse).
Received on Sun Sep 26 2004 - 01:37:50 BST

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