Stephen Harris wrote:

Bash was bigger than ksh in the non-commercial Unix world because of ksh88
licensing problems. Back in 1998 I wanted to teach a ksh scripting
course to my local LUG, but AT&T (David Korn himsef!) told me I couldn't
give people copies of the shell to take home.

AFAIR, ksh was OSS (but not using an OSI approved license) since 1997. Since
2001, ksh is under a OSI approved license.


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