MozillaQuest: Is IBM's Irrevocable Unix License Revocable?
Jul 29, 2003, 23:00 (27 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Angelo)
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"SCO amended its Caldera v IBM Complaint on 16 June 2003. The
Amended Complaint changes the Plaintiff's name from Caldera to SCO,
now making the case SCO v IBM rather than Caldera v IBM...
"Perhaps the three most dramatic changes in the SCO-Caldera v
IBM lawsuit Amended Complaint are
- "the addition of recitals asking the Court to revoke IBM's
- "dropping the allegations that Linux was derived from Unix,
- "addition of recitals that IBM and Sequent developed extensions
to Unix such as JFS, NUMA software, RCU, and so forth are part of
SCO-owned Unix through derivate work clauses in the Unix licensing
agreements. (IBM now owns Sequent...)"