Subject: Re: SCO's actions
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <email@example.com>
Date: 05/22/2003 12:06:31
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On Monday, 19 May 2003 at 2:46:29 -0600, Rick Kelly wrote:
> David Laight said:
>> Any patents on Unix itself are likely to have long since expired.
>> Even anything from the days of the SVR4 merge is likely to expire soon.
>> So most of the AT&T patents will be gone, I doubt as either Novell
>> or SCO put much that might be (sensibly) patentable into the kernel.
> The current SCO UNIX source is called SVR5, with SVR6 in the wings.
I wonder how many people know this. It's an interesting indication of
how important UNIX System V is nowadays.
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