[TUHS] SCO sues IBM?

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at lemis.com
Wed Mar 12 15:03:12 AEST 2003

On Tuesday, 11 March 2003 at 22:46:04 -0600, Jeffrey Sharp wrote:
> On Monday, March 10, 2003, Peter Jeremy wrote:
>> The date of the e-mail may also be a crucial issue - since IBM would
>> presumably have the right to use the code after SCO changed the code to a
>> BSD license.
> Does the suit involve code xor concepts? If the patents are on concepts,
> then any sufficiently similar implementation might infringe upon the patent,
> no matter how untainted its code is. This case has the potential to go
> horribly, horribly awry if a stupid judge sits on the bench.

I this subthread is off the mark.  I'm personally convinced that IBM
never used any licensed UNIX technology in Linux.

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