[TUHS] Reorganising the Unix Archive? (GNU?)

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Mon Feb 20 19:08:03 AEST 2017


There's a fair amount of stuff on ftp.gnu.org itself.  The FSF
used to make tapes and CDs; perhaps they still have some laying around?

I'm not sure who to ask there, though, although I could try to find
someone.

Arnold

Jason Stevens <jsteve at superglobalmegacorp.com> wrote:

> I've been on again and off again collecting stuff...  What I've found I've put on source forge since it's easier to upload binaries there.  Same for Linux, while there is an ancient Linux site, all it's mirrors are vanishing
>
> On February 20, 2017 2:50:13 PM GMT+08:00, Warren Toomey <wkt at tuhs.org> wrote:
> >On Mon, Feb 20, 2017 at 02:14:19PM +0800, Jason Stevens wrote:
> >>    I dont know if it's worth even trying to find and mirror pre 1993
> >( IE
> >>    when cheap CD-ROM mastering was possible) GNU software?
> >
> >I'm happy to accept CD images of GNU stuff, but "GNU's not Unix" so it
> >may not be put into the Unix Archive.
> >
> >We do need a GNU historian and curator. Ditto for Linux.
> >
> >Cheers, Warren
>
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