On Wed, Jul 29, 1998 at 03:04:11PM -0700, Alistair Lambie wrote:
> Just in case some people don't know it (although I'd guess most people
> do!) MIPS shipped the source of most of the driver code with RISC/os.
> Doesn't help with the memory subsystem and the like of course.
> Every machine shipped with an OS license, so even if you didn't get a
> copy of the OS with your machine you are entitled to it...getting a copy
> may be the difficult bit :-)
The problem is probably more like with a license for what version did the
machine ship? Several desperated people have already asked me for copies
of RISC/os and since I didn't want to get into that trap I never gave
somebody a copy.
(Or: Free Software is so much more convenient than warez :-)