Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 18th Nov 2003 20:33 UTC, submitted by Alex Alvarez
SCO, Caldera, Unixware "Since they cannot show infringement of SCO Unix code, SCO now plans to challenge the 9-year-old settlement between AT&T and BSD. If it can successfully do that, then its claims that Linux contains tainted code can be substantiated. If it can't, SCO is dead meat." Says NewsForge. *Updated*
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SCO "UNIX" not up to current spec!
by Hank on Tue 18th Nov 2003 22:27 UTC

The OpenGroup maintains the rights to grant the UNIX trademark on a product based on if it passes the certification tests to varying degrees. Want to hear a shocker? SCO's "Unix" offerings aren't certified to the latest spec--UNIX 98. SCO's products last registration was with the UNIX 95 spec. They have yet to be recertified on any of the '98 specs--regular, Workstation, or server. Because they do meet the UNIX 95 spec, they still have the right to call themselves UNIX (all upper case et cetera). However unlike their favorite whipping boys--Solaris 7 through 9, Tru64, and especially AIX--they aren't even holders of the latest certification. How ironic.