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The exceptions to the "install sockets in any position" rule are the two 16-pin sockets: one is specifically for an ASCII keyboard.
I've just started to solder my ASCII socket when I realize I have it in the wrong position. Briel and I are able to remove it but then have to "punch" the correct socket through the solder left over on the back of the board from my previous soldering job.
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