HPE OpenVMS Hobbyist license program is closing
healyzh at avanthar.com
Sat Mar 7 08:10:17 CST 2020
On Mar 7, 2020, at 5:00 AM, Michael Kerpan via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> Well that's sad news. Since VMS Software may or may not ever launch a
> proper hobbyist program and has stated that they don't have the ability to
> issue licenses for VAX versions of VMS, that means we have until 2021 to
> legally use VMS on the vintage hardware or emulations. After that, I guess
> we will have to either sail the seven seas or learn to love 4.3BSD...
If VSI doesn’t have the ability to issue VAX versions of the VMS license, will it be possible to buy VAX licenses? I’m curious as about five years ago, I had to help buy VAX/VMS licenses for a project.
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