The Unix Society

David C. Jenner djenner at
Mon Aug 3 12:41:58 AEST 1998

I don't think I'm saying what you think I said?  I not trying to
restrict it to nothing, or even not 32-bit.

But then it's Sunday night here, and Monday morning there, so maybe
I'm not clear about what I said!?


Greg Lehey wrote:
> On Sunday,  2 August 1998 at 18:28:56 -0700, David C. Jenner wrote:
> > I think he has a point here:
> >
> >   Restrict it to whatever the Ancient Unix license from SCO
> >   (and any equivalent licenses yet to emerge) covers.  In fact,
> >   an objective could be to try to ADD more systems from vendors
> >   (like Venix, even Xenix) who required the AT&T license.
> That's rather conservative, isn't it?  If we had done that previously,
> there would never now have been an SCO licence for 16 bit UNIX.  If we
> do it now, there will never be a license for 32 bit UNIX.
> Greg

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