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Old 14 September 2005, 15:29   #15
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Originally Posted by girv
I thought it went like this:
PAULA: Peripheral And UART Logic Array
AGNUS: Address Generator
DENISE: Display ENable
GARY: GAte arRaY

Or have I just made that up?
They are backronyms of sorts.

GARY was designed at CBM by Dave Haynie, so it's name was probably designed to correspond to it's task from the beginning. :-)
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