Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/01

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Computer history
From: Marc James Small <>
Date: Fri, 01 May 1998 10:41:26 -0400

At 10:11 AM 5/1/98 +0000, Jem Kime wrote:
> There was an article in Viewfinder some years back about the 'Zero'(?)   
>computer developed in Germany(?) during the war which Leitz then   
>used/bought for their lens design work, this being one of the first in   
>the world and of such a different design to others such that parts of its   
>ability were not superseded by other designs until the 60s...

The Zuse Z5, built in Switzerland by Konrad Zuse.  VF 22:1 (1988).

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