RE: Where have all the kernals gone?

From: Bo Zimmerman (
Date: 2004-06-01 21:54:11

I'll host them at  I have tons of them out there anyway, and I
believe common law protects me.

Have you added any new ones in the last year or so?  I have a private mirror
of funet I could draw from if not, which saves us bandwidth.  I also have a
264 kernal, a 264 basic rom, and a new C65 rom (all from Jim Brains stuff) I
was going to send up as soon as I figured out if they were the same as any
of the others.

- Bo

-----Original Message-----
[]On Behalf Of Marko Makela
Sent: Tuesday, June 01, 2004 2:40 PM
Subject: Re: Where have all the kernals gone?

On Tue, Jun 01, 2004 at 09:03:11PM +0200, Spiro Trikaliotis wrote:
> thank you, in the meantime, I found the kernal at another place. Anyway,
> I still wonder why they have been removed?

I don't want to have trouble with Tulip or Ironstone partners.  Although
nothing has happened to since the deal was
announced last July, I believe that the Commodore 64 firmware might have
some commercial potential.

If someone can offer a home for the material I have removed from FUNET,
I'm happy to provide the files.  It's a pity that copyrights practically
do not expire any more.  (Who believes that the expiration time won't
be extended from 70 years when some movies are about to enter the
public domain?)  The original duration of 14 years since the creation of
the work would be more appropriate for software.  For instance, given
that FlightGear <URL:> is available as
free software, who would pay for a copy of Flight Simulator II on the
Commodore 64?  But Flight Simulator II won't enter the public domain until
all its authors have been dead for 70 years (given that the duration is
not extended again).


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