SCO Goes Down and Sun's in Trouble
Jul 17, 2008, 13:30 (12 Talkback[s])
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"For most of SCO's customers that will matter little.
There is one special case, though, where this might matter a great
deal. SCO sold Sun the IP rights to Unix Sun then used this as part
of the basis for its OpenSolaris release. In this case, Kimball
didn't simply rule that SCO hadn't paid Novell the money it needed
to from its post lawsuit Unix wheeling and dealings, the judge
ruled that SCO had no right to sell Sun its Unix IP."