[linux-elitists] Info on SCO Lawsuit
Thu May 29 10:22:26 PDT 2003
> Caldera, now SCO, has a new patent, but it doesn't seem to apply
> to anything in the kernel. Patent number 6,529,784. Date of
> application: February 29, 2000. Date of grant: March 4, 2003.
> "Method and apparatus for monitoring computer systems and alerting
> users of actual or potential system errors"
> Remember, any prior art for this has to be before the application date.
There is probably a lot of prior art, but one in particular that sticks out
in my mind is the mon monitoring package:
Having used Mon since before Feb 29 2000, I can certainly suggest that it fits
Matthew Galgoci "Dirty deeds, done dirt cheap"
Red Hat, Inc
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