[TUHS] Origins of drand48()?
lm at bitmover.com
Fri Apr 2 10:39:35 AEST 2010
For the record, I'd be a little careful with what you state here.
I've been here for a while and there has been stuff flying by that
makes me cringe.
I'd like Unix to be free too, see
but I also respect copyright and other IP laws.
I'm somewhat alarmed by what's flying by. Not from you, John, but others.
Like it or not, those companies have rights. And also for the record,
I looked over the code in the SCO thing, and they were right IMHO.
Just too stupid to prove it.
On Thu, Apr 01, 2010 at 08:17:14PM -0400, John Cowan wrote:
> Cyrille Lefevre scripsit:
> > the older (c) I found is 1984, but SVR1 seems to be born in 1983 !
> > (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNIX_System_V say SVR2 is 1984)
> > as far as I recall me, SVID1 is SVR2, not SVR1.
> > (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SVID say SVID1 is 1985)
> In any case, the code is in a practical sense unencumbered due to the
> release of OpenSolaris, because it's embedded inside the OpenSolaris
> wrapper essentially unchanged.
> Is a chair finely made tragic or comic? Is the John Cowan
> portrait of Mona Lisa good if I desire to see cowan at ccil.org
> it? Is the bust of Sir Philip Crampton lyrical, http://ccil.org/~cowan
> epical or dramatic? If a man hacking in fury
> at a block of wood make there an image of a cow,
> is that image a work of art? If not, why not? --Stephen Dedalus
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