"One of the items IBM asked SCO for in discovery was documents
related to the Caldera v. Microsoft case, at least the discovery
requests and responses in the case, and SCO answered that they
didn't have them, that Canopy had destroyed them, but that maybe
Microsoft had a copy of them:
"'As we previously mentioned, SCO was not a party to this
litigation and does not have possession of such documents.
Moreover, as we related to your colleague Peter Ligh in May 2003,
the documents in the Canopy Group's possession were destroyed
pursuant to Court Order issued in that unrelated litigation. Our
understanding, however, is that Microsoft or its lawyers may still
have the documents you are seeking, so you may wish to contact
"I must admit, this caught my eye, because the story in the
press at the time was that the court documents were destroyed in
2002 at the request of Caldera..."