"Not even SCO tried to claim anything like that. Here. Read
SCO's complaint for yourself. According to SCO, IBM first got
involved in Linux in the year 2000. By then, Linux was in the 2.4.x
series. Not that much of what SCO wrote turned out to be true. Just
saying not even SCO claimed that IBM or HP was there at the
beginning. It's fanciful. Like I say, it's hard for business types
to believe that software didn't come from Microsoft heaven on stone
tablets to us mere mortals, but it didn't. GNU/Linux comes to you
from a large group of volunteers who provided the world with a
lovely gift. And they made sure no one could abscond with it.
That's the part some find so hard to swallow, but if you're a
programmer or an end user, no doubt you see the benefit to you. If
all you live for is money, you should probably be a hedge fund
Some of the products that appear on this site are from companies from which QuinStreet receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site including, for example, the order in which they appear. QuinStreet does not include all companies or all types of products available in the marketplace.