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He was 2nd author on the paper. No doubt, Woz has a well-deserved reputation for brilliance, but I wonder about the 1st author's contributions too. Anyone familiar with Roy Rankin of Stanford?

https://archive.org/details/dr_dobbs_journal_vol_01/page/n20...




Roy contributed the log/exp routines. The code in the Apple II ROM are missing the log/exp routines and it's copyright just credits Woz.




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