Subject: Re: solaris sources
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wolfgang Rupprecht <email@example.com>
Date: 10/01/1999 12:08:29
firstname.lastname@example.org (Michael Jinks) writes:
> In the comments in response to the article on ZDNet, Bruce Perens said
> something like, "This won't help Sun at all, the OpenSource OS's (I
> think he said Linux, whatever) will just copy Solaris without copying
> the source."
Isn't this exactly what AT&T got in trouble for, copying large
sections of Berkeley's BSD code, removing the Berkeley copyright and
selling it as their work in SystemV.something?
The copyright and the Regents of the University of California's
lawyers did force them to stop that nonsense.
Wolfgang Rupprecht <email@example.com>
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