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Microsoft To License SCO Groups Unix Code
Posted by [NT], 05/19/2003 11:50 AM
News.com reports that Microsoft is going to license Unix code from SCO. This is really surprising. Recently SCO had alleged that part of unix code was copied to Linux, and it would sue large companies for IP (intellectual property) infringement. Although it is still not clear would SCO go forward with this threat and if it does, how would the home Linux user base be affected. But Microsoft licensing SCO's UNIX code does change the IP scenario completely. And if all this falls into place (MS buying SCO's Unix) we soon could hear cases of MS sueing Redhat, SUSE for illegal IP use. For more complete reading warp2 News.com. News source: /.
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