Subject: Re: Ultrix for Vax
To: Allison J Parent <>
From: Lord Isildur <>
List: port-vax
Date: 02/10/2000 10:04:38
hmm. what about those of us who own a source license and thus don't 
have problems with the AT&T encumberment? 

yes, the basic reason DEC/theQ cant give away ultrix like they did VMS is
because they dont own 100% of ultrix. the at&t licensing they have 
prevents them from doing this. 


On Wed, 9 Feb 2000, Allison J Parent wrote:
> You have to get to the product manager and ask him.
> The basic scoop may be this.  Ultrix is a version of BSD from my 
> understanding contains some of the encumbered AT&T code.  So they 
> don't want to sell it(or support it) and they can't give it away.
> At most they _may_ be able to sell a license.
> Allison