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Groklaw: More Monterey Proof and Caldera's Hopes for Linux & UnixWare

Apr 28, 2005, 00:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Readers are sending me more proof that Monterey was indeed always intended to run on POWER. Here's an article from 1998 that I thought I'd highlight, because it not only confirms that point, but it adds a couple of interesting details that I had not remembered:

"IBM is hooking up with Intel, Santa Cruz Operation, and Sequent to develop a new Unix operating system, although analysts are skeptical of its impact. The new version of Unix, code-named Monterey, will merge with parts of IBM's Unix operating system (called AIX), some of SCO's UnixWare (a popular version of Unix for small businesses), and a bit of Sequent's PTX technology. The OS will run on Intel's 32-bit and upcoming 64-bit processors as well as IBM's Power family of chips..."

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