Subject: Re: History of the NetBSD Foundation
To: Johan A.van Zanten <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <mycroft@MIT.EDU>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/04/2006 14:38:57
On Mon, Sep 04, 2006 at 02:59:09AM -0500, Johan A.van Zanten wrote:
> Wikipedia article about the suit:
>  Text of settlement agreement at groklaw (linked to from wikipedia article):
> Earliest post to a NetBSD list i can find with TLS' name on it:
> According to Groklaw, the agreement is dated 4 Feb 1994.
> Accordint to the NetBSD mailing list archives, the message from TLS is
> dated 21 December 1993.
>  Could you elaborate on your assertion that TLS "[was not] around
> to talk about it when it was signed," or comment on the veracity of the
> sources above?

The sources you site have nothing to do with the USL-NetBSD agreement.
They are wholly irrelevant.  Nor was Thor in a position to even know
of the agreement before it was signed and publicly announced.

What exactly is your point?