Open Sound System
freebsd at orchid.homeunix.org
Thu Jan 20 02:48:16 PST 2005
Gerard Seibert wrote:
> I have seen OSS from opensound.org mentioned here a few times. I have
> not been able to locate it in the 'ports tree'. Would I be correct in
> assuming that it is not available there, but rather only by downloading
> it directly from opensound.org directly?
Yes, that's correct.
AFAIK, the reason is this:
"Open Sound System is not freeware but commercial product. The
software itself is freely downloadable from our web site. However it
needs a run time license to work. The software package itself contains
a time limited evaluation license which installs automatically. To
remove the time limit you will need to purchase a permanent license
from our web site or any of our official distributors."
"Open Sound System is now free for personal and non-commercial use and
comes with a license key that will allow you to run OSS. The license
key is valid for 3 months at a time after which you will need to
download and install OSS again. There are no time limitations or
restricted functionality during the licensing period. A permanant
license key that will entitle you to free support and upgrades can be
Karol Kwiatkowski <freebsd at orchid dot homeunix dot org>
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