HPE OpenVMS Hobbyist license program is closing

Bill Gunshannon bill.gunshannon at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 11 19:06:04 CDT 2020

On 3/11/20 6:26 PM, Katherine Barto wrote:
>> On Mar 11, 2020, at 3:18 PM, Bill Gunshannon via cctalk 
>> <cctalk at classiccmp.org <mailto:cctalk at classiccmp.org>> wrote:
>> On 3/11/20 3:59 PM, James B DiGriz via cctalk wrote:
>>> On Wed, 11 Mar 2020 08:08:43 -0700
>>> Al Kossow via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org 
>>> <mailto:cctalk at classiccmp.org>> wrote:
>>>> Release of Classic HP3000 died for the same reason from the same
>>>> company.
>>> After HP bought TI's DSG lines, TI SysV was eventually turned over to a
>>> 3rd party, who has so far been unresponsive to my
>>> inquiries about possible hobbyist licensing, either binary or source.
>>> Evidently S1500's may still in use somewhere, unless I'm just the wrong
>>> person asking, or the maintainer simply no longer has the time, having
>>> moved on to newer platforms. In which case, why not a FOSS release? I
>>> understand it's his baby, but still...
>>> Oh, well, I guess there's always the Linux port I was working on off and
>>> on. Hate to have to reinvent the DNIO stuff when I don't even have the
>>> binaries, but there you go.
>> I assume SysV means Unix SysV.  Unless there has been a change
>> I have not heard about nothing newer than V7 has been released
>> for use by the holders of the Unix IP.  I have a copy of that
>> somewhere.
>> bill
> Unix newer than V7 is available at https://www.tuhs.org
> Including System III, 32V, and BSD ports up to and including 4.4

The last time I wanted access to anything newer than V7 I had
to provide a copy of an original AT&T Unix license.  I haven't
looked lately.


More information about the cctalk mailing list