announcing the availability of 4.3BSD Usenix manuals
mwm at eris.berkeley.edu
Thu Oct 2 21:12:12 AEST 1986
Brent, if you're talking about the CC library, then I can provide answers.
In article <419 at zen.BERKELEY.EDU> chapman at cory.Berkeley.EDU.UUCP (Brent Chapman) writes:
>B) The materials, if available, may be restricted to purcchase by
> staff/students only. I don't think this is likely, though.
Nope. The CC library will sell to anyone with cash or a CC accounting
number (yes, Brent, you could charge manuals to your violet account :-).
>C) When I got my 4.2 set from the CS Library, I couldn't get the system
> administrator's manual. I don't know if there is (was) a
> policy restricting such sales to students, or if they were
> simply out of the manuals.
The library made a stupid mistake. They didn't think that many people
would want them (which is probably correct - anywhere but at a large
university) and ordered hundred+ of the basic four, and 22 (count'em,
twenty two) of the administrators manuals. The CC staff immediately
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