leveraging FOSS, especially FreeBSD
dwilde1 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 28 18:02:04 UTC 2009
Thank you, Julian -
Me bits be scrambled, methinks. Apologies all, correcting it I am now.,
For the record, the agreement was made in 1994. Here is the complete text.
http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20041126130302760 -- :D
On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 12:51 PM, Julian H. Stacey <jhs at berklix.com> wrote:
> Don Wilde wrote:
>> What is incorrect, Julian?
> .. etc.
> In 1977 I started learning Unix V6 as a Unix newbie. There were
> no UCB bits I heard of till csh & job control & vi floated in to
> my Uni. a few years on, maybe 1980 +/- a year or 2, I'd guess about
> 82. Can't remember when I heard of first complete BSD releases for
> PDP/VAX but after the individual bits.
> man 3 ctime
> "The functions ctime(), gmtime() and localtime() all take
> as an argument a time value representing the time in seconds
> since the Epoch (00:00:00 UTC, January 1, 1970; see time(3))."
> 1970 in context quoted below ? No.
>> On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 12:08 PM, Julian H. Stacey <jhs at berklix.com> wrote:
>> >> From: Don Wilde <dwilde1 at gmail.com>
>> > Don Wilde wrote:
>> >> http://www.engineeringjobfuture.com/articles/leverage/open-source-software
>> > Article contains
>> > "The lawsuit was bitterly contested, but finally resolved.
>> > Everything developed before 1970 was declared by a judge
>> > to be open forever more, and everything developed after
>> > that was AT&T's property."
>> > False. I stopped reading at that point, after all, the journalist
>> > was probably just winging it, after a few emails to people who read
>> > the activity at the time (inc many of us doubtless).
>> > The people who know Most about the UCB Lite agreement, won't speak much
>> > anyway - they signed non disclosures.
>> -- Don Wilde
>> " Engineering the Future "
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