announcing the availability of 4.3BSD Usenix manuals
Landon Curt Noll
chongo at amdahl.UUCP
Wed Oct 1 07:09:26 AEST 1986
In article <412 at spdcc.UUCP> dyer at spdcc.UUCP (Steve Dyer) writes:
>I agree with John Gilmore here.
>At the very least, some explanation is is order here. Is this a licensing
>issue with AT&T or Berkeley? If so, its logic escapes me and it must be
>something new, for I've been able to walk off the street and purchase the
>USENIX 4.2BSD manuals at the Harvard Science Center, no questions asked.
>What's the necessity of the middleman?
Heck, folks can just plunk down $'s at the CS library at Berkeley can obtain
a set of manuals. Thats how I got my 4.2BSD set. Has something happened
with 4.3BSD? Why can't Usenix provide a service for folks who can't get
to Berkeley? (or even for folks who can?)
chongo <> /\oo/\
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