Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 15th May 2010 08:49 UTC, submitted by kragil
Amiga & AROS A few weeks ago, Novell and Red Hat jointly fended off a patent infringement suit thrown their way by a patent troll. The patent in question more or less came down to the concept of virtual desktops - and thanks to Groklaw, several people helped in finding cases of prior art. The most interesting one of all? A carefully restored and working Amiga 1000 demonstrated to the judge and jury.
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Amiga vs IBM
by Kebabbert on Sun 16th May 2010 11:43 UTC
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Actually, IBM licensed Amiga GUI technology from Commodore for it's OS/2 operating system. For that, Amiga got arexx, an IBM scripting language.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OS/2#Future

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