[rescue] DYNIX/ptx Version 4.x Media

John Floren slawmaster at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 14:52:05 CST 2006

On 11/30/06, Michael-John Turner <mj at turner.org.za> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 30, 2006 at 11:52:27AM -0600, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> > Having said all that, I'd suggest putting a terabyte or two on line,
> > securing libraries of software behind a password-protected ftp server,
> > and give out temporary user credentials to download individual
> > files/libraries. Dumping everything in a public web site invites legal
> > action from any one of the owners software... IMHO.
> ftp.sunwizard.net used to host just such an archive of older Unix software
> (including, eg, SunOS 4.1.4 - Solaris 9, IRIX 6.5, Tru64, OpenVMS, etc).
> Sadly the archive is no longer public - one needs a username and password
> to access the copyrighted material (not that I would condone such behaviour
> of course, *cough*).
> -mj
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You wouldn't happen to know how to get such a username and password,
would you? ;-)
Some of that stuff could be interesting.

As for the legal aspect, it may not be strictly legal, but I doubt
anyone would come after you as long as you didn't charge money for it
and only posted older (no longer supported) operating systems. I'm all
for the idea, myself :-)

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