Subject: Re: SCO's actions
To: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
Date: 05/22/2003 13:16:20
Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
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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.
The first google hit for "SVR6 unix" returns
Some other interesting tidbits on that page too...
Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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