Hi again,

On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 4:41 PM, Jeffrey <ellsn...@aol.com> wrote:
>> It's a shame to let good software disappear because of copyright law,
>> esp. when the original copyright holders have no interest in hosting
>> it themselves. But it's very common (esp. for "legacy").
> Especially since these are the drivers for the hardware, and are necessary 
> for changing
> the cpu speed or display mode on certain models.  Without these, there is no 
> way to make
> those configuration changes.

I sympathize, but most of the mirrors out there are only for GNU stuff
(mostly Linux) or Windows or Mac OS X or *BSD. Almost nobody cares
about anything else.

> Could you post some of the documentation though?  A lot of AST technical
> papers are already available at 
> http://www.textfiles.com/computers/ASTRESEARCH/

Do the docs say you can redistribute them? Otherwise I'm not sure Jim
(or iBiblio) would even consider it. You could probably?? claim "fair
use" and just upload all this stuff to a local Tripod (or Google Site
or whatever) page, but I dunno.


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