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From: rey...@ibm.net
Subject: Free SCO open server and soon Unixware to .edu!!
Date: 1996/08/22
Message-ID: <4vg830$hkc@news-s01.ny.us.ibm.net>#1/1
X-Deja-AN: 175687503
reply-to: rey...@ibm.net
newsgroups: comp.unix.bsd.freebsd.misc


Check http://www3.sco.com/Company/Announce/p081996e.htm
for an announcement from SCO regarding their new free licencing of SCO
open server and soon or Unixware.

Any ideas on how this will affect the OS market?
Will this make any difference at all?
If SCO markets this well I think it could have a visible impact in the long term
survival of Unix.

From: ste...@forthdv.pfm-mainz.de (Stephan Forth)
Subject: Re: Free SCO open server and soon Unixware to .edu!!
Date: 1996/08/22
Message-ID: <1996Aug22.040223.3747@forthdv.pfm-mainz.de>#1/1
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organization: Forth EDV Beratung + Schulung
newsgroups: comp.unix.bsd.freebsd.misc


rey...@ibm.net wrote:
: Check http://www3.sco.com/Company/Announce/p081996e.htm
: for an announcement from SCO regarding their new free licencing of SCO
: open server and soon or Unixware.

Just to start a little flame war :-)) :

SCO and Unixware sucks, I wouldn't use them if I would GET some
money for using them.....

Regards, Stephan
--
FORTH EDV Beratung + Schulung             ste...@forthdv.pfm-mainz.de 
Martin-Luther-Str. 55                     voice: +49 6131 581072  
55131 Mainz, Germany                      fax:   +49 6131 581073 

From: Terry Lambert <te...@lambert.org>
Subject: Re: Free SCO open server and soon Unixware to .edu!!
Date: 1996/08/22
Message-ID: <321CE34D.31D59245@lambert.org>#1/1
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<1996Aug22.040223.3747@forthdv.pfm-mainz.de>
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Stephan Forth wrote:
] rey...@ibm.net wrote:
] : Check http://www3.sco.com/Company/Announce/p081996e.htm
] : for an announcement from SCO regarding their new free licencing
] : of SCO open server and soon or Unixware.
] 
] Just to start a little flame war :-)) :
] 
] SCO and Unixware sucks, I wouldn't use them if I would GET some
] money for using them.....

Gee... not even if it mean you would have, legally:

o	IBCS2 shared libraries
o	ELF linkable Motif headers and libraries
o	Mwm and other Motif programs that will run on any
	system capable of running IBCS2 code
o	A working X.desktop
o	A working sample implementation of Streams, with header
	files, for interoperability testing
o	A working SMP implementation to stare at
o	ActiveX and DLL support
o	A copy of Wintif
o	Visual Tcl
o	A sample GUI administration implementation
o	Email (Zmail?) and calendar programs
o	The install scripts missing from BSD and Linux IBCS2 support
o	A working NetWare file and print client sample

And so on...

At $0, or $19 with CDROM, the Motif alone is probably worth it...


                                        Terry Lambert
                                        te...@lambert.org
---
Any opinions in this posting are my own and not those of my present
or previous employers.

From: "Steven G. Kargl" <ka...@troutmask.apl.washington.edu>
Subject: Re: Free SCO open server and soon Unixware to .edu!!
Date: 1996/08/22
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<1996Aug22.040223.3747@forthdv.pfm-mainz.de> 
<321CE34D.31D59245@lambert.org>
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Terry Lambert wrote:
> 
> Gee... not even if it mean you would have, legally:
> 
> o       IBCS2 shared libraries
> o       ELF linkable Motif headers and libraries
> o       Mwm and other Motif programs that will run on any
>         system capable of running IBCS2 code
> o       A working X.desktop
> o       A working sample implementation of Streams, with header
>         files, for interoperability testing
> o       A working SMP implementation to stare at
> o       ActiveX and DLL support
> o       A copy of Wintif
> o       Visual Tcl
> o       A sample GUI administration implementation
> o       Email (Zmail?) and calendar programs
> o       The install scripts missing from BSD and Linux IBCS2 support
> o       A working NetWare file and print client sample
> 

Where is this list of featured published?  I looked at www.sco.com,
but I did not find any mention of what comes packaged with 
OpenServer.


> And so on...
> 
> At $0, or $19 with CDROM, the Motif alone is probably worth it...
> 
>                                         Terry Lambert
>                                         te...@lambert.org
> ---
> Any opinions in this posting are my own and not those of my present
> or previous employers.

-- 
Steve

finger ka...@troutmask.apl.washington.edu
http://troutmask.apl.washington.edu/~kargl/sgk.html

From: Terry Lambert <te...@lambert.org>
Subject: Re: Free SCO open server and soon Unixware to .edu!!
Date: 1996/08/23
Message-ID: <321E630F.65890791@lambert.org>#1/1
X-Deja-AN: 176102032
references: <4vg830$hkc@news-s01.ny.us.ibm.net> 
<1996Aug22.040223.3747@forthdv.pfm-mainz.de> 
<321CE34D.31D59245@lambert.org> 
<321CF3B7.41C67EA6@troutmask.apl.washington.edu>
content-type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
organization: Me
mime-version: 1.0
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x-mailer: Mozilla 2.01 (X11; I; Linux 1.1.76 i486)


Steven G. Kargl wrote:
] Where is this list of featured published?  I looked at www.sco.com,
] but I did not find any mention of what comes packaged with
] OpenServer.

Read the list of "what you get" from the SCO URL that was posted,
then look up each of the products seperately from their top level
page.

 
                                        Terry Lambert
                                        te...@lambert.org
---
Any opinions in this posting are my own and not those of my present
or previous employers.

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