apologies / replacement slur :)
mikeg at u.washington.edu
Fri Jan 24 15:04:44 PST 2003
On 2003-01-24 at 14:47, Andrew Gorcester wrote:
>But think of the scandal! I can see the /. headlines now...
>What do you mean, Win2k had traces of BSD code? I mean, I'm not arguing
>with you, I'm just curious. Did Win2k had unix elements that weren't
>present in previous versions of NT?
I recall that the ftp.exe and/or ping.exe binaries in Windows
95, and 98 (perhaps ME and NT as well) contain the BSD copyright
notice. Here's an article in Daemon News that talks about this:
The fun part is:
$ strings /C:/FTP.EXE | grep Calif
@(#) Copyright (c) 1983 The Regents of the University of California.
President Thieu says he'll quit if he doesn't get more than 50% of the
vote. In a democracy, that's not called quitting.
-- The Washington Post
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