Subject: Re: replacement for bc(1), dc(1), diff(1), and diff(3)
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Rick Kelly <email@example.com>
Date: 03/25/2005 16:36:15
Jason Thorpe said:
>There has already been some private discussion about replacing bc/
>dc. I do not know the heritage of the OpenBSD versions, but Anders
>Magnussen was looking at the now-freed-up old AT&T versions. I'll
>let him elaborate further.
How free are "the now-freed-up old AT&T versions"? They are, as far as I know,
still under license from Caldera/SCO, which could be withdrawn by them,
especially if their big lawsuit goes south. And it only covers V5 to V7?
Rick Kelly firstname.lastname@example.org