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Groklaw: Peter H. Salus & Eric Levenez Correct SCO's UNIX Chart

Jun 21, 2004, 03:45 (10 Talkback[s])
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"Talks_to_birds wrote to me, telling me about a project he's been working on, comparing the Eric Levenez chart with SCO's version and then each against UNIX historian Peter H. Salus' book, 'A Quarter Century of UNIX.' He believed he'd found an error on SCO's chart.

"That did not surprise me, because of my work on the Grokline project. I knew there were errors. But what he told me next, made me sit straight up. The error he spotted has to do with Minix, the very operating system the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution made such a fuss over (cf. here and here). SCO's UNIX chart seems to show a connection between Xenix/Sinix and Minix and Linux..."

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