[linux-elitists] SCO: subpoenas to the backers, at last
Thu Feb 23 15:14:01 PST 2006
On Thu, 2006-02-23 at 12:11 -0800, Don Marti wrote:
> People following the SCOX lawsuits have been wondering
> about the company's deals with Sun and Microsoft --
> neither company really seemed to need anything that
> SCOX had to offer, and the only explanation that made
> sense was that "SCOSource Licensing" was just a way
> to throw money at attacking Linux.
> After all, Sun had already bought out its Unix
> license, direct from Novell, and Microsoft's "Services
> for Unix" (SFU) is not itself Unix.
> Now that Solaris source code is being released,
> and MSFT SFU has been on the market for a while,
> it might be a good time to ask -- is there any
> sign that either Sun or Microsoft is actually using
> anything licensed from SCOX at all? Anyone seen any
> comments or licenses with SCOSOurce-related notices,
> or have any software whose "About" box says "portions
> copyright The SCO Group"?
Note that IBM has also now subpoenaed Houlihan now too.
Huge blow. Huge. It gets straight to the heart of the matter.
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