Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 15th Aug 2007 21:37 UTC
Novell and Ximian In the wake of last week's ruling that Novell, and not SCO, controls the copyrights covering UNIX, Novell is reassuring Unix users that it has no plans to follow in SCO's footsteps. Given that the company is no longer in the business of selling UNIX, it has no reason to pursue any copyright claims.
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RE: What does this mean for Apple
by nebakke on Thu 16th Aug 2007 23:48 UTC in reply to "What does this mean for Apple"
nebakke
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2006-09-04

I could of course be wrong but...
Leopard is based on the BSD kernel which was forked off before System V. My understanding of this whole discussion is that it revolves aroudn the right to the System V based code, so based on that I figure that Apple should be quite safe.
I'm not actually sure that Johann Chua's comment is relevant though as the issue is not whether or not the O/S Is using the Unix trademark but rather whether or not it is based around System V code.

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