[OpenBIOS] award bios source code - please send requests

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Mon Aug 27 11:02:06 CEST 2001

On Mon, 27 Aug 2001, Brian Hurt wrote:

> On Sun, 26 Aug 2001, Per Jessen wrote:
> > All,
> >
> > having just returned from a weeks sailing in the Ionian Sea, I remembered
> > I had a number of requests for a copy of the Award BIOS source code I
> > mentioned in a previous posting to the list.
> >
> > If you're interested, simply reply to this email.
> >
> I am somewhat concerned about the potiential licensing and intellectual
> property rights problems distributing a copy of the proprietary BIOS on
> the open-bios mailing list, or even to a large segment of it's developers,
> would entail.  Perhaps I missed the original message to the list which
> dealt with this.  Has it been discussed?

I'm just really glad it's on the openbios list. If this discussion had
appeared on any list I own I would have had to moderate the list or filter
out the offers for BIOS source or just plain reject mail from people who
offered it.

Yes, I think it's a terrible thing.


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