[rescue] Announcement from Sun

erie erie at shelbyvilledesign.com
Wed Jan 26 11:26:46 CST 2005

oh, oh, pick me....


William Enestvedt wrote:

>Kevin wrote:
>>Hopefully this will allow faster support for hardware on *bsd.
>>Maybe we can talk them into opening earlier versions of Solaris
>>under the same licence to get some of the old/ancient hardware
>>supported :)
>   Probably wishful thinking, unfortunately: one of the things I've seen
>memtioned over and over is that they had to re-write a lot of code that
>was patent-encumbered, and I can't seem them doing that same work for,
>you know, and old codebase. :7)
>   Too bad, though, as I agree that having old stuff running would be
>good. (For example, I wish I could run a BSD or Linux on my PowerBook
>1400, but I can't so I'm going to find someone to give it to.)
>Will Enestvedt
>UNIX System Administrator
>Johnson & Wales University -- Providence, RI
>rescue list - http://www.sunhelp.org/mailman/listinfo/rescue

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