On Monday 02 September 2002 10:26, you wrote:
> At 2:20 AM +0900 9/3/02, Charles Hixson wrote:
> >(reasonable, there was a macro assembler created for the 6800 that
> > included most of the features of C).
>
> Another Urban Legend strikes! :)
>
> C is older than the 6800, by rather a lot. (C predates
> microprocessors in general, IIRC, unless you consider the original
> intel 4004 a microprocessor)
>
> C's generally considered a PDP-11 assembly, but K&R have denied that.

That may be so, but it's still true that somebody built a macro assembler for 
the M6800 (or 68000?) that implemented at least a large subset of C.  There's
no contradiction here.