Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 6th Dec 2003 19:42 UTC, submitted by Tom Curtis
SCO, Caldera, Unixware IBM won a tactical victory Friday in a legal battle with SCO Group when a judge ordered SCO to show within 30 days the Linux software to which it believes it has rights and to point out where it believes IBM is infringing.
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Re: ryan
by Average Joe on Sat 6th Dec 2003 22:35 UTC

Well it is clear that IBM contributed Unix code to Linux (JFS, NUMA, RCU, SMP). It is also clear that they did this in breach of contract.

Also, since IBM GPL'd this code and added it to Linux, it means they're breaching the GPL by continuing to distribute AIX with this GPL'd code in it! Right now IBM is defending the GPL, but trust me, as soon as SCO mentions this fact to the judge, the judge will either order IBM to pay up damages to SCO, or open source AIX. And they won't choose the latter.