Subject: Re: Ultrix for Vax
To: Allison J Parent <email@example.com>
From: Lord Isildur <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.