[rescue] Anyone got a spare copy of Solaris 8/x86?

Sandwich Maker adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Tue Dec 11 12:33:51 CST 2007

" From: "Geoffrey S. Mendelson" <gsm at mendelson.com>
" On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 09:47:53AM -0600, Bill Bradford wrote:
" > It's pretty much the polar opposite of how SGI was with IRIX.
" It probably has to do with when SUN got involved with UNIX. Their
" original UNIX licenses were based on the concept that they would return
" all of their "improvements" to the public domain ala BSD.

this makes sense for sunos4, which was bsd based...

" AFAIK it was not part of the actual license. :-)
" IRIX was under System V licensing, $60 to AT&T for a workstation, $250
" for a server.

...but solaris 2 is sV based too.
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