Preliminary WOZ Format Information Released

John Morris, creator of the Applesauce project, has released a preliminary version of the document outlining the new WOZ format for Apple II disk imaging.   The format which was created specifically for the Applesauce project, allows emulators to more read the disk images which are produced by Applesauce as well as to write disks in a manner that is more accurate. Applesauce, which was highlighted in Call-A.P.P.L.E. Magazine V.27 N 02 , is a hardware solution which reads and writes disks in the manner which was originally created  and used by the Apple II disk interface and drive. The document is intended primarily for Apple II emulator developers who want to include the format in their apps.  To download the initial public version of the document, go to: http://www.callapple.org/docs/misc/WOZ_Disk_Image_Reference_0.9.pdf
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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.