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SCO Goes Down and Sun's in Trouble

Jul 17, 2008, 13:30 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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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."

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