Oral History Questions

From: Ward Donald Griffiths III <gram_at_cnct.com>
Date: Fri Dec 11 20:24:36 1998

Doug Coward wrote:
> Uncle Roger <sinasohn_at_ricochet.net> said:
> >I have a chance to speak with the designers of some of the machines in my
> >collection. But other than the basic "when was it intro'd, what are the
> >specs, what did it cost" stuff, what should I ask?
> My two favorite questions would be:
> Do you know who currently owns the rights to the software and
> documentation for XYZ computer?
> And to the owner of those rights:
> Have you ever considered releasing the rights to the public domain?

Public domain is too big a step for many corporate types to deal
with. Unrestricted distribution for personal use fits the bill
quite adequately while preserving copyright.
Ward Griffiths <mailto:gram_at_cnct.com> <http://www.cnct.com/home/gram/>
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Received on Fri Dec 11 1998 - 20:24:36 GMT

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