Sun release source code for Solaris 8

Mirian Crzig Lennox lennox at
Thu Jan 27 11:00:57 AEST 2000

Greg Lehey <grog at> writes:
> The conditions look rather like the SCO ancient UNIX licences, but
> it's *cheaper* ($75, which includes deliverables from Sun).  Warren,
> is this ammunition to lobby SCO to drop the prices of Ancient UNIX
> licenses?

After looking at the site, it seems as though Sun is trying to prevent
licence holders from sharing code with other licence holders.  If this
is true, it would certainly make the Solaris licence less desirable to
hobbyists than the ancient UNIX licence, unfortunately.


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