After SCO Dies
Jan 07, 2008, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
"It's going to happen. Some time in 2008, SCO will finally stop
thrashing on the floor and die. Will it be Novell draining it dry
of its last financial resources in the U.S. District Court in Utah?
Or, will it be the bankruptcy court in Delaware divvying up the
last bits and pieces of the once-proud Unix company?
"Me? I'd bet on Novell doing SCO in at the District Court with a
lead pipe. Ah, summary judgment. In any case, SCO's death by
suicide--what else would you call suing IBM and other Linux-using
companies without proof, or as Novell has shown, without even
actually owning Unix's IP (intellectual property)?--will soon be
done. That may be the end for SCO, but it will leave a lot of