Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 22nd Dec 2003 06:43 UTC
SCO, Caldera, Unixware The SCO Group plans to announce Monday that it is escalating its campaign to collect license fees from corporations using the Linux OS, with warning letters to the companies. Supporters of Linux, including IBM and other companies, say that SCO's interpretation of its claim over Linux is exaggerated.
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by Great Cthulhu aka Archie Steel on Mon 22nd Dec 2003 22:39 UTC

Basically they got a protective order for their code which if many of you that know me will recall, this is exactly what I said they would do. Just because we havent seen it doesnt mean they havent disclosed.

Sorry, but I believe you are mistaken. IBM has said that SCO hadn't identified the actual code, just provided the files. IBM filed a motion to compel SCO to be more specific, and the judge granted IBM's request.

So in fact they haven't disclosed: they've just submitted a ton of files and said: "the code is in there somewhere." The judge didn't buy it, and now SCO must identify the code. The fact that we don't get to see it is irrelevant - they haven't identified the code and now they must do it or risk having the case thrown out.