Notorius Hacker Saltine Donates Collection to MacGui

A post on CSA2 this morning mentioned the donation of the entire collection of disks from famed Apple ][ hacker, The Saltine.  The collection has been converted and is available on the MacGui.com website.  Release from D. Finnigan follows:

“Notorious Apple II cracker, The Saltine, perhaps best known for his  single-disk crack of Prince of Persia, has donated his disk collection, some  140 5.25” disks, to Mac GUI Vault to be archived.

Now the Apple II world has access to over 170 disk sides of his data,  including the source code, disk copiers, crack boots, 18 sector disks, and  other cracking utilities used by The Saltine back in the 1980’s. All that’s missing are his hand-written notes and labels on the disks themselves. The disk images are first being released in one large archive file, and will  later be added to the Mac GUI Vault downloads section as individual files  when the next Vault update occurs, scheduled for next week.”

Download the collection: http://macgui.com/The_Saltine.tar.bz2

Visit Mac GUI Vault: http://macgui.com/vault/

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A.P.P.L.E. Chairman of the Board and Club president — Bill worked for the founder, Val J. Golding and A.P.P.L.E. from 1981 to 1982. In 1999, he began archiving the materials which were distributed and sold by A.P.P.L.E.. That project led to the group that remained of A.P.P.L.E. Bill was involved in the financial industry in Tokyo and has over 20 major office infrastructure projects to his name. In March 2001, he retired to write books and to spend more time pursuing personal interests. As the president of the users group, Bill is in charge of distribution of Call-A.P.P.L.E. magazine as well as the organization of this web site. Bill currently resides in Tokyo, Japan and Shelton, Wa splitting time between the places.