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RE: $110,000 for Gated Source Code

  • From: Goodwin, Dustin
  • Date: Wed Jun 10 01:13:08 1998

I would just like to find a company that has licensed the latest source and
is reselling binaries for Solaris and will provide support. Reselling at
reasonable price of course. 
______________________________________________________
Dustin Goodwin
Network Engineering
Salomon Smith Barney
212-816-3882
pager 800-225-0256 pin 6057061


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Chris MacFarlane 
> Sent:	Tuesday, June 09, 1998 8:17 AM
> To:	'Roeland M.J. Meyer'; 'Jon Lewis'
> Cc:	'Scott Mace'; 'brad'; nanog@merit.edu
> Subject:	RE: $110,000 for Gated Source Code
> 
> However how would you like NSF to require larger funding then they already
> get because gated goes for free.
> 
> cjm
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu]On Behalf Of
> > Roeland M.J. Meyer
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 09, 1998 2:31 AM
> > To: Jon Lewis
> > Cc: Scott Mace; brad; nanog@merit.edu
> > Subject: Re: $110,000 for Gated Source Code
> >
> >
> > At 11:48 PM 6/8/98 -0400, Jon Lewis wrote:
> > >On Mon, 8 Jun 1998, Scott Mace wrote:
> > >
> > >> I think you would be suprised at the number of commercial
> > networking
> > >> vendors that use GateD source code as the basis for their routing
> > >> protocol suite...
> > >
> > >And if they're going to sell products based on gated, they should be
> > >paying royalties to the Gated Consortium...but why should
> > the average ISP
> > >that wants to try some of the features of gated 4.x be
> > forced to put down
> > >a big chunk of change?  Many ISPs will have the attitude "if
> > I have to
> > >spend X on gated, and still pay for the hardware and figure out the
> > >software, I'll just hand the money to Cisco and have one
> > company to point
> > >fingers at if it doesn't work or breaks."
> >
> > Actually, I'll just use 3.5.9 and point my corporate fingers
> > at MERIT if it
> > doesn't work, or breaks. Further, if I have run-rime problems
> > I may point
> > legal fingers that way, as well. Flemming *has* a point,
> > since GateD is NSF
> > funded, it shouldn't be for-profit. I guarantee that my tax
> > dollars are
> > already paying for it. Why should I pay extra?
> > ___________________________________________________
> > Roeland M.J. Meyer, ISOC (InterNIC RM993)
> > e-mail: <mailto:rmeyer@mhsc.com>rmeyer@mhsc.com
> > Internet phone: hawk.mhsc.com
> > Personal web pages: <http://www.mhsc.com/~rmeyer>www.mhsc.com/~rmeyer
> > Company web-site: <http://www.mhsc.com/>www.mhsc.com/
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> >




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