[TUHS] Conceivably OT: 80s and 90s era CAD software

George Michaelson ggm at algebras.org
Mon Oct 23 08:33:23 AEST 2017


possibly the last s/w package I saw which had the regents official
stamp logo in the corner, was the BSD tape of magic/spice. I found it
sort-of pleasing that a s/w suite designed to help make chips, was
being distributed with the same licence (US legal paper, that font..)
as the one used to ship the software used to design and make the
software used to design and make the hardware used to ...

Oh NO! Pooh, thats not honey, thats RECURSION!!!!


On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 6:38 AM, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Oct 2017, Wesley Parish wrote:
>
> [ Eagle CAD ]
>
>> Might be worth asking them if they have any objection to having their 80s
>> and 90s releases preserved in the likes of TUHS. It would've been built on a
>> BSD-based Unix, I take it?
>
>
> Our clients used it on old Suns (Sun-2, as I recall), so yeah, BSD (before
> they got infected with SysVile).
>
>
> --
> Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will
> suffer."


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