[TUHS] the guy who brought up SVr4 on Sun machines

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Thu Jan 5 03:57:50 AEST 2017


On Wed, Jan 04, 2017 at 06:48:06PM +0100, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, Jan 04, 2017 at 06:40:07PM +0100, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> > > Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:
> > > 
> > > > > BTW: this fact has been confirmed by Simon Phipps, so I am very sure about it.
> > > >
> > > > "this fact" being that "many" Sun employees were prepared to quit if
> > > > Solaris was BSD licensed?  I'd like to see a list of those people,
> > > > I find it extremely hard to believe, but data will change my opinion.
> > > 
> > > Try to ask Simon.....
> > > 
> > > J?rg
> >
> > You're the guy making the claim, onus is on you to back it up.  That's
> > how things work.
> 
> Well, I thought using google should be simple:
> 
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Development_and_Distribution_License

Yeah, read the whole thing.  Still looking for a list of Sun employees
who were willing to quit if Sun chose the BSD license.

> Check the video mentioned there as this just lists what Simon did say.

What video?


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