Re: www on hp3/800 at HP

Tim Berners-Lee (timbl)
Wed, 20 May 92 12:21:37 GMT+0200

> I saw your posting for new release of WWW and I pulled the
> source over. I'm quite thrill about the work you have
> done with WWW. I was able to compile and run the "www" on
> hp3/800 (hpux 8.0) machine (attached is the Makefile).

Thanks ... help me understand what the difference is between
hp700 and hp800 -- are they binary compatible? What does the
term "snake" cover?

> The 300 version will coredump if the /etc/services entry
> for www is missing.

You mean www will or, httpd? Or inetd? www shouldn't use the
/etc/services file. Whats a 300?

> The Daemon portion also compiled and run,
> (need to add non-protoize function declaration in HTDaemon.c and
> HTRetrieve.c.) I'll try to contrib when I got time.

Shucks --I thought we'd done all that in the 0.4 release!
What are the functions which needs de-ansiing? We compiled in
on a sun ok, thought that was basic enough cc.

> I have read the copyright page and know the restriction.

We are considering forming a consortium to allow lots of contribution
and well-defined sharing of code, and a role for commercial
participation (buying, selling, sponsoring!)

> Let me know if I can help in any other ways.

There is a list of "how to support the web" on the project page.
I guess a server at HP might be comercially tricky unless for
marketting info? Any tools, neat server scripts all gratefully accepted!
And pass the word around...

> kudos for a software nicely done.

Thanks -- on behalf of all the people involved!

Tim BL

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