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After SCO Dies

Jan 07, 2008, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

"It's going to happen. Some time in 2008, SCO will finally stop thrashing on the floor and die. Will it be Novell draining it dry of its last financial resources in the U.S. District Court in Utah? Or, will it be the bankruptcy court in Delaware divvying up the last bits and pieces of the once-proud Unix company?

"Me? I'd bet on Novell doing SCO in at the District Court with a lead pipe. Ah, summary judgment. In any case, SCO's death by suicide--what else would you call suing IBM and other Linux-using companies without proof, or as Novell has shown, without even actually owning Unix's IP (intellectual property)?--will soon be done. That may be the end for SCO, but it will leave a lot of unanswered questions..."

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