Subject: Re: replacement for bc(1), dc(1), diff(1), and diff(3)
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: tech-userlevel
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still under license from Caldera/SCO, which could be withdrawn by them, 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