ZDNet: What Happens if SCO Wins?
Jun 21, 2003, 01:00 (64 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Kanellos)
[ Thanks to Jeff
Smelser for this link. ]
"What if they're right?
"That's the key question in the imbroglio over SCO's claims that
IBM, among others, improperly used Unix code to develop Linux. To
be honest, it's also the one question the open-source community
largely refuses to address.
"For all the pleadings and letters that will emerge from this
maelstrom, SCO's claims are fairly simple: It owns the bulk of the
intellectual property underlying Unix, and recently, some of its
code has been spied in Linux. Actually, make that quite a bit of
it, says SCO..."