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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by Archie Steel on Wed 19th Nov 2003 05:27 UTC

Simply taking positive aspects out of the settlment to use against Linux, such as code they effectively had exclusive rights over.

Like, you've of course read the settlement between USL and BSDi in order to make such a statement, right?

FYI, the settlement occured when AT&T realized that it could not win the case. There are no "positive aspects" of the settlement for SCO. There is BSD code in Linux, but as long as the copyright notice is included this is perfectly legal - unless SCO reopens the BSD case and somehow obtains a different verdict, invalidating the BSD license. Something which, to say the least, SCO has not a chance in the world of accomplishing.

SCO has already lost. These are the death throes.