How to create an instance of a python class from C++

Grant Edwards invalid at invalid.invalid
Wed Mar 5 18:14:17 CET 2014


On 2014-03-05, Alister <alister.ware at ntlworld.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Why are you creating an ABC?
>> 
>> Because it was the first binary computer that did calculations with
>> electronic switching elements (gates), and it would be really cool to
>> have one! The ABC also pioneered the use of capciators as regenerative
>> storage elements (it's how DRAM still works today).
>> 
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atanasoff%E2%80%93Berry_Computer
>> 
>> It predated ENIAC, and it's clear that some of the features of ENIAC
>> were inspired by the ABC after John Mauchly visited Iowa State and saw
>> the ABC.
>
> But it was not programmable

True.  It had only one program that was hard-wired into it when it was
built as opposed to the external patch-cords and switches that were
used on machines like Colossus and ENIAC to alter the wiring.

> the first programmable electronic computer was 'Colossus' which was
> developed during WWII but remained classified by the UK govt for many
> years afterwards 
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colossus_computer

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