[linux-elitists] SCO website http://sco.iwethey.org
Mon Jul 21 22:48:57 PDT 2003
On Mon, Jul 21, 2003 at 03:49:01PM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> o Alleged infringement is described as: directly copied SysV code,
> directly copied code from SysV-derived OSes, and use of SysV "methods
> and concepts".
All current SYSV derived Unix-like operating systems implement the POSIX
standards, which in turn were based on the then existing AT&T and subsquent
implementations which SCO now claim copyright of. Thus within all OSs that
implement POSIX we find header files with lists of #defines that are
It makes me wonder if the IBM contract case is just one part of SCOs
tactics; the other being an attempt to make a claim on POSIX copyright.
Just another half-baked paranoid idea...
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