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Computing: Interview: SCO Chief Darl McBride Part 1

Jun 25, 2003, 14:30 (17 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Williams)

"You've filed your injunction against IBM. When is the hearing due?

"There's not a date set currently. The next action is really discovery, where we get a chance to go in and take a look at what has been going on at IBM.

"It has said publicly that it moved, and is moving, key parts of AIX, and in fact is willing to move all of AIX over into Linux.

"The problem with that statement and those actions is that SCO has a very strong contract in place with our software source code licensing agreement that has not allowed IBM to do that. So we are protecting those licence and contract rights.

"We went to the 100 days of trying to resolve the issues. So in effect we pulled its contract and it doesn't have any authorisation to now use the software..."

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