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SCO Unix Intellectual Property Pedigree Chart

Jerry Feldman wrote:
> It seems that they have tagged the green bar as SCO Linux Pedigree. 
> It would seem that one looking at this chart would infer that SCO had
> some stake in the development of Linux. While Caldera has been around
> for a while as a Linux distro, I am unaware that they contributed
> anything significant back to Linux 

SCO purchase UNIX code from Novell back in 1995. They have been implying 
that because of the purchase they now "own" Linux. They are even going 
law suit happy including trying to hit up IBM for billions of dollars 
because IBM is now supporting Linux. There are other suits and claims 
pending as well.

One gets the impression that SCO has decided its easier to make money 
with Linux by suing people rather than turning Caldera into a 
distribution people will prefer to use.

Its because of these suits that many people have stopped using Caldera.


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