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Groklaw: What Really Happened to Project Monterey

Apr 21, 2005, 23:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pamela Jones)

"I promised you more AIX/Monterey/POWER research, and here it is. First, let's review. We've already established that a primary purpose of Project Monterey was to provide a stepping stone to Linux, and that IBM clearly stated this in promotional and technical materials, some of which SCO participated in publishing.

"AIX 5L (the L standing of Linux affinity) was a stopgap operating system, so Unix users would stay with the operating system until Linux was fully ready for the enterprise. And we've learned that IBM began contributing to Linux at least as far back as 1998, and that it was public knowledge..."

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