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What was the first software company to go public?

Confirming @Jon Custer's reference to Informatics as the first with unit sales to go public. Informatics was the third software company to became publicly owned and second such company to be listed ...
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What was the first software company to go public?

From Wikipedia I find for Informatics (founded 1962): In May 1966 there was an IPO of Informatics stock, priced at $7.50 per share, that brought in $3.5 million As noted in the Wiki article ...
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Did any PC software floating point use non-IEEE format?

The Hi-Tech C compiler version 7.80 for MS-DOS uses its own floating point format, derived from the format used in its earlier native CP/M compilers (up to v3.09). From the assembly source file. ; ...
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