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[Discuss] SCO's Motion To Reopen the Case Is Denied with a Bonk on the Head

And we can blame it on Ralph Yarro. he even has a law named after him.

On 04/26/2013 02:26 PM, Seth Gordon wrote:
> This is the case that never ends;
> It just goes on and on, my friends....
> On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 8:59 AM, Jerry Feldman <gaf at> wrote:
>> SCO has been in chapter 7 for a while now, but they have been trying to
>> open their case against IBM:**article.php?story=**
>> 20130425204940852<>
>> For those who don't remember this case, The SCO Group is a company founded
>> by Glenn Noorda, who also founded Novell. The SCO lawsuits were a method
>> where SCO was trying to assert that they owned Unix, and were also
>> asserting that the owned Linuxbecause there was some Unix code Linux. The
>> SCO vs. IBM was the original case that started this. All court cases were
>> placed on stay when SCO filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Eventually, the
>> courts allowed the SCO vs. Novell proceed, and Novell was able to prove
>> that it owned the rights to Unix, not SCO. For historical purposes, The
>> Santa Cruz Operation was a company that specialized in desktop PC Unix
>> systems. They sold their Unix division to Caldera (a Linux distro company)
>> who renamed itself "The SCO Group". The reason I am posting this is that
>> has SCO been successful in court, they could have jeopardized Linux. PJ
>> (Groklaw) states: 'Surely SCO's "We Own Linux" scam must be in the top ten
>> scams in history, not just in Utah.'

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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