On Sat, 30 May 1998, Allison J Parent wrote:
<I just lucked into a few 8008's and they
don't use a date code I
<recognize. Can somebody interpret for me:
unknown. Tempting to find one and put it in a board I have from '74.
If Allison didn't recognize the date codes, I knew something must be
wrong. Sure enough, they are not date codes. They are some other kind of
code, and the date codes are stamped on the belly of the chip, not the
top. These particular chips were made in the Philippines and Malaysia
between 1976 and 1978.