Groklaw: Analyzing Monterey
May 23, 2005, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pamela Jones)
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What Did Caldera Know About IBM, AIX, Linux and Power?
"One of the tidbits we found in the transcript of the most
recent hearing, held on April 21, 2005, is that SCO argued that
being Caldera, not Santa Cruz, they couldn't be expected to know
all that Santa Cruz knew about AIX on Power. They argued this, I
gather, so they could say they only just learned of it, in response
to IBM's mountain of evidence that in fact Santa Cruz knew all
about it and raised no objection.
"As you will recall, SCO's ability to file a 3rd amended
complaint pivots in large part on whether or not they already knew
a long time ago..."
Santa Cruz's CEO Knew About Project Monterey and POWER in
"At the most recent hearing in SCO v. IBM, SCO's attorney,
Edward Normand tried to refute the mountain of evidence IBM's
attorney, David Marriott, presented that showed that Santa Cruz
certainly knew that Project Monterey was from day one supposed to
run on POWER. SCO has been trying to allege that they only just
discovered this, that IBM only did it after Project Monterey was
ended, and that it was never authorized.
"When Normand stood up to respond to the evidence IBM presented,
he tried to minimize the extent of Santa Cruz's knowledge about
POWER like this..."