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Date:      Tue, 2 Jan 1996 15:04:36 -0800
From:      "Ulf Zimmermann" <ulf@z-code.ncd.com>
To:        William Bulley <web@merit.edu>, wollman@lcs.mit.edu (Garrett A. Wollman)
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: which vi is used in FreeBSD 2.1 ??
Message-ID:  <9601021504.ZM26861@zolaris.z-code.com>
In-Reply-To: William Bulley <web@merit.edu> "Re: which vi is used in FreeBSD 2.1 ??" (Jan  2, 16:46)
References:  <199601022146.QAA17078@ohm.merit.edu>

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On Jan 2, 16:46, William Bulley wrote:
> Subject: Re: which vi is used in FreeBSD 2.1 ??
> According to Garrett A. Wollman:
> >
> > The `vi' that Bill Joy wrote was derived from the source code to the
> > `ed' that belonged (at the time) to Ma Bell.  You would have to pay a
> > large amount of money to the current owners of that source code (I
> > think it's still Novell) to buy a source license.

Nope. It is not Novell anymore. It is SCO (Santa Cruz Operatingsystems)

>
> Thanks!
>
> So, whose (or which) vi wannabe is part of FreeBSD 2.1?
>
> Regards,
>
> web...
>
>-- End of excerpt from William Bulley


Ulf.

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