"More doubts have been cast on the heritage of System V Unix
code, which the SCO Group claims as its own, by an Australian who
runs the Unix Heritage Society.
"Dr Warren Toomey, now a computer science lecturer at Bond
University, said today: 'I'd like to point out that SCO (the
present SCO Group) probably doesn't have an idea where they got
much of their code. The fact that I had to send SCO (the Santa Cruz
Organisation or the old SCO) everything up to and including Sys III
says an awful lot.'
"He said that even though SCO owned the copyright on Sys III, a
few years ago it did not have a copy of the source code. 'I was
dealing with one of their people at the time, trying to get some
code released under a reasonable licence. I sent them the code as a
gesture because I knew they did not have a copy,' he said with a