Re: [Linux-ISP] Good News Linux Novell

Tim Jung (
Mon, 9 Dec 1996 14:15:17 -0600

Well why don't we all ask for a copy for free from Caldera. Since with
their new CDN it is included. Now that it is free they ought to be able to
give that back to the Linux community for getting/using Linux with their
commercial product. So we could get a free version for Linux pretty quick.

> From: Chai Harjo <>
> To: Linus Torvalds <>
> Cc:;;
> Subject: [Linux-ISP] Good News Linux Novell
> Date: Thursday, November 28, 1996 6:59 PM
> Hi all,
> I read the ComputerWorld 29th November 1996 edition this morning.
> I saw on page 20, "NDS - Novell gives it away".
> "Novell is giving away its most prized possession -
> Novell Directory Services (NDS) - in a bold gamble
> to fight off threats from arch-rival Microsoft.
> The company this week announced it will give away
> NDS source code to any Unix operating systems
> vendor, application developer or Internet Service
> Provider that wants to resell the technology -
> without paying royalties - as an integral component
> of its product."
> Anybody in Linux community would be interested to port NDS to
> Linux? It would be a big boost for Linux too because it is
> Regards,
> Chai
> To [un]subscribe to this list, contact
> Please send contributions for the mailing list to:
> Please contact the mailing-list-owner as: