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VNUnet: Analysts Split Over SCO 'Evidence'

Jun 19, 2003, 22:00 (22 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Collins)

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"In the past few weeks, SCO has been showing evidence of its case against IBM to selected analysts. Some examples of what it considers to be appropriated code are now emerging.

"Source code delivering non-uniform memory architecture (Numa) and symmetric multiprocessing capabilities in Linux are very close to those in SCO's System V source code.

"But analysts indicated that ownership of the code is far from clear.

"Sequent Systems developed the NUMA technology and was subsequently acquired by IBM in 1999. 'IBM can argue that SCO has no rights concerning that code,' said George Weiss, vice president and research director at Gartner..."

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