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Noel Chiappa jnc at
Tue Feb 10 13:20:23 CST 2015

    > From: Chuck Guzis

    > "the first electronic digital computer"

I think that's a bit of a stretch; the ABC wasn't really a computer (as we
think of them). As someone (forget the name) said, for those early machines,
if you add enough adjectives, each one is the first <something>.

Here's my list (in temporal order):

ABC - first electronic digital computing device
COLOSSUS - first large-scale electronic digital computing device heavily used
	for actual work
ENIAC - first general-purpose electronic digital computing device
Manchester Baby - first operational stored-program computer
EDSAC - first stored-program computer heavily used for actual work


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