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Re: CiSCO IOS 12.* source code stolen

  • From: Charles Sprickman
  • Date: Tue May 18 14:44:13 2004

On Tue, 18 May 2004, Alexei Roudnev wrote:

> 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.

Or hand it over to the OpenBSD guys so they can just port to Cisco
hardware. :)

Charles

> 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.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ---- Msg sent via Spymac Mail - http://www.spymac.com
>




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