Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 22nd Nov 2010 19:53 UTC
Novell and Ximian We were well aware that Novell had put itself on the market, coyly winking at passers-by, displaying its... Assets. VMware was a contender, but things have played out entirely different: Novell has been bought by Attachmate Corp., with a Microsoft-led consortium buying unspecified intellectual property from Novell.
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RE: Microsoft now owns Unix
by fran on Mon 22nd Nov 2010 20:21 UTC in reply to "Microsoft now owns Unix"
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The expiry of patents on the 1969 Unix could'nt be so far off?
If i'm correct industrial patents hold for 50years.
That means some of those code would be public domain in 2019?

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