[linux-elitists] Freeing parts of Unix?
Seth David Schoen
Tue Jun 12 16:18:15 PDT 2001
Don Marti writes:
> We've had some rumors floating around for a while about Caldera
> putting some Unix userspace stuff under an OSI-compatible license --
> a GPL-compatible standard one, not a YAFL. (The UnixWare kernel
> is off-limits though.) The rumors seem to be pretty accurate.
> But of course there's always lawyer time involved in relicensing
> old proprietary software, so... anyone with access to or memories
> of a Unix box -- got any priorities of stuff you want to see free?
> (And don't say "compress".)
awk, cc, ed, sed, sh
lex and yacc
Some of those have been released already, but I don't remember which.
I wish old-time Unix had a "free" command.
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