More micros, less Guinness

Bizarrely, the Guinness book of world records lists the “first microcomputer” as 1980’s Xenix. This doesn’t seem right to me:

  1. Xenix is an operating system, not a microcomputer.
  2. Xenix was announced in 1980 but not shipped until 1981.
  3. The first computer to be designed around a microprocessor is also the first computer to be described in patents and marketing materials as a “microcomputer”—the Micral N.
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