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6502 or 65O2?

6502 or 65O2?
by on (#35405)
- I'm wondering if the CPU name is a number of 4 digits (6502) or a string of 4 chars (65O2). The zero is replaced by an "O" (letter O). Same for 2A03 or 2AO3?

by on (#35406)
sixty-five-zero-two, since it's part of a series that goes from 6502 - 6517. (6519?). I'm pretty certain it's also the two-A-zero-three, but I don't have as good a justification for that.

by on (#35409)
Zero, but I use O in verbal pronunciation (Six-five-oh-two). I have no idea it this is even remotely correct, but eh.

by on (#35411)
I think the typical pronunciation when people actually talked about 6502 was "sixty-five-oh-two" similar to "sixty-eight-kay".

by on (#35412)
I'm learning to quote the Wikipedia. Well, it's clear enough - 6502.

by on (#35413)
Here we call it the "six thousands five hundreds two" literally (but in french this is shorter that's why we dont say numbers separately).

by on (#35415)
I always said "six five oh two", yet called the 68000 "sixty eight kay"

by on (#35422)
I've always pronounced it roughly [sIkstifaivou't_hUu] (6 t 5 o 2).

(What is X-SAMPA?)

by on (#35471)
I'm pretty sure we had this discussion before...

by on (#35878)
tokumaru wrote:
I'm pretty sure we had this discussion before...


i pronounce it: [@$^%#$] ('WORK YOU FUCKING PIECE OF SHIT!!!')

by on (#35880)
Please watch your language.

by on (#35881)
tepples wrote:
Please watch your language.


i am pretty sure everyone programming for an extended period on an 8-bit system has called the processor that at one time or another.

by on (#36344)
jargon wrote:
tepples wrote:
Please watch your language.


i am pretty sure everyone programming for an extended period on an 8-bit system has called the processor that at one time or another.


Nope -- only with processors like the x86 and highly obfuscated/abstracted languages like Python and ruby.

The only thing I wish classic 6502 had were multiplication/division opcodes, other than that, it's a fairly simple/linear platform to program on.

by on (#36349)
Coming up with software division is fun, though. But yeah, 6502 is simpler than most asm and HLLs.

Oh yeah, I also wish you could shift/rotate more than one bit at a time. Would be easier to do fixed-point division.