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Groklaw: Dr. Randall Davis's 2nd Declaration--I Found No Identical or Similar Code

Sep 17, 2004, 21:15 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pamela Jones)

"Here is Dr. Randall Davis of MIT's second Declaration, PDF and text. If you had any lingering doubt as to whether SCO might have found some infringing code, I think this will dispel it. Dr. Davis looked at all the code Sandeep Gupta listed as allegedly infringing, and this world-famous expert concludes thus:

"'Despite an extensive review, I could find no source code in any of the IBM Code that incorporates any portion of the source code contained in the Unix System V Code or is in any other manner similar to such source code. Accordingly, the IBM Code cannot be said, in my opinion, to be a modification or a derivative work based on Unix System V Code.'

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