'motherboard' etymology

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Mon Feb 29 14:44:46 CST 2016

On Mon, 29 Feb 2016, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> Didn't Intel use what it called "daugherboards" on some of its line of 
> Multibus products?  That is, the "offspring" products plugged into the 
> Multibus card, not the backplane.
> Am I remembering correctly?

And, could it be that SOME use of the word "motherboard" was originated to 
differentiate from "daughterboard", rather than intended to be a 
stand-alone term?

Those who hold that a "motherboard" had substantially more on it than a 
"backplane" should look at the "Godbout Motherboard Instructions"

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