Here is a must-read article
in the SCO-Linux-IBM situation. SCO says that Linux uses inappropriate code on IBM's JFS, NUMA, RCU and SMP. Additionally, they are looking into firing against FreeBSD (related info here
) while they might even hold Microsoft responsible for some things: "Microsoft merely licensed an applications interface layer." So it is SCO against everyone. Huh, wait. Except Sun: "Sun is clean" SCO's CTO says. SCO also explains the GPL "deal". Update:
How appropriate: Looking to capitalize on IBM legal dispute, Sun is readying a new AIX-to-Solaris migration program
SCO suit now seeks
$3 billion from IBM.
The Sun migration program will kick off on Wednesday with full-page ads on big newspapers:
"Attention AIX Users: Sun is Here to Help ... Unfortunately, our friends in Blue have a problem with licensing contracts that could make things very expensive for anyone running AIX," the ads will read.