Subject: RE: SCSI Card Recomendations
From: Maurice Hilarius (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Sep 19 1999 - 20:50:56 PDT
With regards to your message at 01:05 PM 9/17/99 -0500, Gregory G. Dyess.
Where you stated:
>This is typical of Microsoft's ploys. Use the identical hardware/software.
>Just make a minor mode to allow the driver to detect an otherwise
>nonexistent difference and then charge out the ass for the hook to turn on
>the same functionality. I thought Unix was supposed to stop this type of
Well, not really.
Digital paid some licensing on the driver support, so for every copy they
sell, they incur a cost.
A licensed vendor complying with this ( such as Intraserver, for example)
has to pay as well.
Of course, one may run Linux, and not get stuck with these license costs..
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