Re: SUMMARY: Solaris 2.2 licensing

From: Carl Brewer (
Date: Mon Jun 14 1993 - 09:42:51 CDT

In article <> writes:
> The licensing for Solaris 2.2 has changed regarding the definition
> of User. And a new definition of client has been added. I have
> confirmed this with my local sales rep. Whom, is very upset about
> the definition change.
> Capsule:
> A desktop system is shipped with a 2 user license by default. A server
> system is shipped with a unlimited license. Sun has dropped the
> 4 and 20 user license so the only choice is 2 user or unlimited.
> Now the definition of a user is.
        [stuff deleted]

> IMHO if SunSoft would just return to the old definition of user and
> drop the client definition then life would get easy again.

Ponder the "Good old days" of SunOS 4 ... ???

hmmmmm ...

What will they unbundle next? The return key? Don't you all use the mouse
for everything these days?

Carl Brewer				Ph  : 61-9-380-1893
Systems/Network Officer, Reid Library   Fax : 61-9-380-1012
University of Western Australia
Merlin, where are you?  Call your Dragon, to weave a mist ....

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