CD-ROM from SCO unlikely

Greg Lehey grog at
Sat Feb 28 14:39:26 AEST 1998

On Fri, 27 February 1998 at 20:17:37 -0800, Tim Shoppa wrote:
>>> 	I think a CD is a good way to go - it can be used as the 'baseline'.
>>> 	The updates to 2.11 are publically available via FTP at either
>>> 	FTP.IIPO.GTEGSC.COM or MOE.2BSD.COM.  Once a system is loaded from CD
>>> 	then only those patches later than the CD need to be retrieved and
>>> 	applied.
>> Well, yes, but what are the economics of making a couple of hundred
>> CD-ROMs and then having to download possibly years of additional stuff
>> to be up to date?
> You might remember Ralph Cramden, from the _Honeymooners_, claiming that
> he was going to wait for 3-D TV before he bought one.
> What are you going to do - wait until Steven dies (I swear he'll be releasing
> updates to 2BSD for the rest of his life) before making a CD?

Well, no, I had made a suggestion that, with the quantities involved,
it might be easier to burn WORMs.


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