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Re: CiSCO IOS 12.* source code stolen

  • From: Alexei Roudnev
  • Date: Tue May 18 13:51:01 2004

May be, it is a good idea - to release old (say, 10.0) IOS sources for the
colleges. It will allow them to practice in the hardware design
amd protocol implementation, using solid base of Cisco IOS.

Even old, 10.0 IOS, is enough for this purpose.


>
> Hi,
>
>
>   What makes me excited at this news is, is there a chance to learn
details of IOS
> which may be one of most successful protocol implementations. And, if such
code is
> available to both college and engineers it will surelly do good to our
life.
>
>   So, I'll be glad to see the releasing of those codes as what happened to
Microsoft.
>
> Joe
>
>
>
> >Some years ago I was arguing with my then department head (whom I have
> >the greatest respect for, it should be said) at Cisco that IOS should
> >be turned open source. Needless to say, the suggestion was met with
> >"some" resistance, mildly speaking.
>
>
>
>
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