[OpenAFS] Commercial AFS backups

Robert Banz banz@umbc.edu
Mon, 9 Oct 2006 17:43:40 -0500

>>  don't feel the need to say anything here, so I won't.
> not needing licenses for restore means nothing about having the  
> software
> be able to run on a current machine.
> ie: can you restore on a box 5-10 years from now when you can't  
> find the
> software and can't get it to run on any modern os/hardware? no.
> that's the value of being able to get to the code.

*that* is a different problem -- records archiving is a huge can-o- 

Remember, not only do you have to restore the files from "way back  
when", you also need to have software that's compatible with using  
them still running in your shop :)