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Groklaw: Dr. Randall Davis's 2nd Declaration--I Found No Identical or Similar Code

Sep 17, 2004, 21:15 (6 Talkback[s])
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"Here is Dr. Randall Davis of MIT's second Declaration, PDF and text. If you had any lingering doubt as to whether SCO might have found some infringing code, I think this will dispel it. Dr. Davis looked at all the code Sandeep Gupta listed as allegedly infringing, and this world-famous expert concludes thus:

"'Despite an extensive review, I could find no source code in any of the IBM Code that incorporates any portion of the source code contained in the Unix System V Code or is in any other manner similar to such source code. Accordingly, the IBM Code cannot be said, in my opinion, to be a modification or a derivative work based on Unix System V Code.'

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