DRAFT of license for ancient UNIX sources

Greg Lehey grog at lemis.com
Wed Feb 25 13:34:11 AEST 1998

On Wed, 25 February 1998 at 14:08:53 +1100, Warren Toomey wrote:
> In article by Allison J Parent:
>> Overall not bad.  The price of $100US is not unresonable assuming the
>> media cost is not out of line.  Still VMS can be had for FREE and media
>> (limited to CDrom only) is $30US.  If the all up price were $100
>> including machine readable media that would be something more
>> agreeable.
>> What is open is what version would they provide and at what cost for
>> that vversion on media?
> I expect that the cost will initially cover NO media. From what Dion
> is saying, SCO doesn't even have copies of these systems! I will suggest
> to them that, if we can put together a CD-ROM image, perhaps they can
> distribute the image with every license.

How many CDs are we looking at?  Maybe I can arrange something.

> If not, the license allows us to exchange copies of the systems, provided
> we get written authorisation from SCO. The licensing people there are
> going to get awfully sick of me asking for written authorisation, otherwise.

Maybe you should point that out and change that to "notification".


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