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118 points by nazri1 1033 days ago | hide | past | web | 6 comments | favorite



I'm inclined to be interested, but correct me if I'm wrong: Is there not potential for copyright infringement if code is copied to this repository? I understand what you _intend_ to do here, and that's awesome, but I'd be careful about _how_ it's done. Cheers.


Ancient Unix were released by Caldera under a 4-clause BSD license.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_UNIX

The source code for SysV is floating around the Internet, but adding it to this repo would amount to copyright infringement.



Yep, but please notice that AFAIK Novell holds the copyrights to this code, and (unlike the Ancient Unixen) it has not been released under a BSD-like license.


Given the author's expertise on computing, I would be extremely surprised if there were any copyright issues prof. Spinelis overlooked.


Went there hoping to read .history files of famous unix gurus.




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