[TUHS] SCO marketing FreeBSD (was: Micnet, Was: Surprised about Unix System V in the 80's - so sparse!)

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Sun Mar 21 13:02:35 AEST 2021

On Sat, Mar 20, 2021, 8:44 PM Kevin Bowling <kevin.bowling at kev009.com>

> The Wikipedia article isn’t bad:
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenServer
> The only first hand info I can add is the money guy passed away a couple
> years ago, which probably put things into limbo and I’m not sure who is at
> the helm of Xinuos now.  When I last talked to their engineering director
> they had non-trivial revenue supporting the old products, enough to run
> several product development engineers apart from whatever else it took to
> keep the lights on.

I'd love to hear more recent news...


Ps I sent off a message to the FreeBSD developer list to see any one there
knows. Hope I'm not stepping on any toes...

On Sat, Mar 20, 2021 at 7:38 PM Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog at lemis.com> wrote:
>> On Saturday, 20 March 2021 at 18:42:50 -0700, Kevin Bowling wrote:
>> > SCO is still around in some form.  ...  They also shipped a version
>> > of FreeBSD 10 commercially a handful of years ago.
>> They did?  Do you have details?  From the version number it sounds as
>> if it must have been at a time when most people already thought they
>> were dead.
>> Greg
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