Subject: Re: Sigh, will DSSI disks *ever* work with NetBSD?
To: Aaron J. Grier <>
From: Lord Isildur <>
List: port-vax
Date: 11/21/2002 14:21:22
the fact that parts of ultrix involve encumbered at&t sources makes this
more difficult, as someone has to go through and identify all the parts 
of ultrix that they _cant_ release.. :( 

On Thu, 21 Nov 2002, Aaron J. Grier wrote:
> couldn't someone from core write digital^Wcompaq^WHP a letter?  HP
> obviously isn't making any money off ultrix any more, and right now
> they're trying to improve their image.  placing ultrix sources in part
> or entirety under a new-style BSD license wouldn't lose them any
> business but would let them brag about "giving back to the BSD
> community" or some such marketspeak.
> NetBSD just needs someone to sell HP on the idea.
> -- 
>   Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |
>     "i'm convinced that the cray cabinet has an outlet for plugging in
>     welding attachments."  --  Skeezics Boondoggle, on the cray CS6400