The Apple I Basic interpreter has been recovered:|
Achim wrote an Apple I emulator, included a commented disassembly of his Apple I BASIC dump, and published it on the internet. Other people continued working on the disassembly and changed instructions that they thought were mistakes in the dump. The only dump that can be easily found today includes these changes. It was time to analyze the tape again and get an authoritative dump of the 4096 bytes.It's quite a long post but very informative on the amount of time and steps needed for this kind of recovery. Might be useful for recovering older programs from a lot of tape-drive era computers, too.