Re: using linux instead of osf

Lev D Gelb (
Mon, 25 Nov 1996 22:06:38 -0500 (EST)

OK, one more nitpicky question - suppose you have
a DEC site-license for the compilers, like at a university.
Is it OK to use the Digital-compiled binaries
on the linux machine under those circumstances?

> Yes, you can have an authoritative statement. No, you can't use the code
> without a Digital UNIX license.
> Sorry I have not been able to answer this sooner, but I have been on the road
> for three weeks and reading mail has been problematic. It was no fault of
> Linux on my notebook, but of a stupid #$%**^&#$&% 28.8 PCMCIA modem that can't
> seem to talk to Digital's modem bank through a series of digital (small
> case "d") telephone networks in hotels (sigh). This will teach me to test
> something BEFORE I go on a three-week trip.
> =============================================================================
> Jon "maddog" Hall Internet:
> Senior Leader, UNIX Software Group Executive Director, Linux International

BTW, I've heard a lot of complaints about modems and hotel
telephone systems, even in brand-new hotels with brand-new phone

Lev Gelb

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