Groklaw: Novell Wins Over Canopy Group--Novell Did Want Canopy to Sue Microsoft
May 14, 2004, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pamela Jones)
"The Order in the Novell v. Canopy Group case is now here. As
you will see, Novell prevailed. The Appeals Court affirmed the
lower court decision.
"However, the court order says it's true Novell wanted Canopy
Group to sue Microsoft. Of course, at that time, Ray Noorda was the
head of Novell, and it's no surprise to learn about such feelings
on his part, and as SCO pointed out in one of its legal documents
the executives that used to be there are no longer at Novell, but I
admit I am still surprised. The order also solves one piece of the
DR-DOS history puzzle..."