HPE OpenVMS Hobbyist license program is closing

Bill Gunshannon bill.gunshannon at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 11 17:18:14 CDT 2020

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> 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


More information about the cctech mailing list