Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

More on LinuxToday

MozillaQuest: Is IBM's Irrevocable Unix License Revocable?

Jul 29, 2003, 23:00 (27 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Angelo)


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"SCO amended its Caldera v IBM Complaint on 16 June 2003. The Amended Complaint changes the Plaintiff's name from Caldera to SCO, now making the case SCO v IBM rather than Caldera v IBM...

"Perhaps the three most dramatic changes in the SCO-Caldera v IBM lawsuit Amended Complaint are

  1. "the addition of recitals asking the Court to revoke IBM's Unix/AIX license,
  2. "dropping the allegations that Linux was derived from Unix, and
  3. "addition of recitals that IBM and Sequent developed extensions to Unix such as JFS, NUMA software, RCU, and so forth are part of SCO-owned Unix through derivate work clauses in the Unix licensing agreements. (IBM now owns Sequent...)"

Complete Story

Related Stories: