"When Judge Kimball ruled against SCO in favor of Novell and
said that Novell owned Unix's IP (intellectual property), that was
the end of SCO. So now, SCO's legal cases are dead--but what about
its friends and partners?
"I've said since the beginning that there was next to nothing to
SCO's claims that Unix IP had illegally been transferred into Unix.
After all, SCO itself had incorporated Linux code into Unix. I
thought the APA (Asset Purchase Agreement), which gave SCO the
right to sell Unix but didn't give the company the IP rights to
Unix, would prove SCO's case's Achilles' heel.
"I presume SCO will appeal. Much good it will do them. SCO may
still thrash a bit, like a snake with a broken back, but it's dead