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From: a...@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox)
Subject: Its SCO time ;)
Date: 1996/08/22
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SCO seem to have made a big contribution to the iBCS2 project. Im sure they
didnt mean too. But they have a nice offer whereby you can get SCO licenses
free for personal and/or educational use. Looks a very nice way of getting
the troublesome SCO shared libraries for many iBCS2 users. Just throw the
rest of SCO away.

Alan

From: Reg Burgess <rburg...@cac.stratus.com>
Subject: Re: Its SCO time ;)
Date: 1996/08/23
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I thought about that, then decided that $25 ($19 + S&H) isn't all  
that much to pay for the media.   Compared to the time to find and  
download everything (well, almost everything) and devote storage to  
it, its an OK deal.  Now I've started thinking that SCO has become a  
"free" competitor to Linux, so do I really want to bother with ibcs  
hacks to run apps for sco under linux or would things just get  
simpler if I just dumped linux and went to sco ?  Yes, the licence  
registration is quick/simple/easy via the web page.

RB

From: ja...@purplet.demon.co.uk (Mike Jagdis)
Subject: Re: Its SCO time ;)
Date: 1996/08/29
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> Now I've started thinking that SCO has become a  
> "free" competitor to Linux, so do I really want to bother with ibcs  
> hacks to run apps for sco under linux or would things just get  
> simpler if I just dumped linux and went to sco ?

Linux is faster, has no license restrictions and is more robust (really,
working on something like iBCS is a great way of finding out how to
panic an OS with normal user privs :-) ).

				Mike

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