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AppleSoft
Authored by: selk on Sep 25, '03 01:11:49AM

Weren't the OS's for Apple I, ][, and /// called ApleSoft?



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AppleSoft
Authored by: tim_bissell on Oct 06, '03 09:57:01AM

> Weren't the OS's for Apple I, ][, and /// called Ap[p]leSoft?

No.

Oh, alright then.

Don't know about the Apple 1.

The Apple ][ originally came with the 2K 'Monitor ROM' including a 6502 disassembler; Integer BASIC was another 8K(?) ROM, along with a 6502 mini-assembler. I guess you could call the Monitor ROM the 'OS' of the Apple ][.
The Apple ][+ came with an improved Monitor ROM and Applesoft (Microsoft BASIC for the 6502) in ROM - no space for the mini-assembler.
Apple DOS 3.2 and 3.3 were the disk operating systems for Apple ][ and Disk ][ that I remember.
When the 16K RAM card came out, the UCSD p-System arrived; that was a completely different OS for Apple ][.
When the Apple /// came out, it had SOS (the Sophisticated Operating System) on it; the filing system parts were abstracted out into ProDOS for the Apple ][, ][e, ][c and GS.

More information that you wanted, I guess...



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