[TUHS] Legality of porting ancient Unix.

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at lemis.com
Tue Oct 11 16:32:27 AEST 2005

On Monday, 10 October 2005 at 23:17:30 -0700, John Chung wrote:
> There has been a lot of talk about ancient unix
> lately. I do know there are quite a few ports for the
> ancient unix but the main question is it legal? It is
> possible to port and distribute the port without the
> warth of the company that owns the IP?

Yes, it's legal.  Our good friends Caldera (now known as SCO) released
Ancient UNIX under a BSD-style license a few years back.  See
http://www.lemis.com/grog/UNIX/ for further details.

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