From: Segher Boessenkool <>
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2016 03:11:13 -0500
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On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 06:33:05AM +0000, Baltissen, GJPAA (Ruud) wrote:
> > The only reason I can think of is that they wanted to somehow differentiate ....
> The reason is much more simpler. The first 6500 was completely pin compatible with the 6800. Motorola objected, sued MOS and won. So MOS had to change the pin order. I don't know if the names of the pins were involved as well but I can imagine that they changed them as well to be on the sure side. It certainly wouldn't hurt.

The hardware manual is from before that episode, as far as I can make out?


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