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SubjectRe: SCO's claims seem empty
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On Friday 06 June 2003 11:13, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Gwe, 2003-06-06 at 13:31, Martin List-Petersen wrote
>
> > Besides this article states confirmation on similar code, still i would
> > say: Did it come from Linux orginally or did it come from SCO ?
> >
> > http://informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=10300314
>
> If it isn't simply carefully doctored choices designed mislead clueless
> analysts. You are also ignoring at least two other things - code that is
> common because its from the reference (eg intel locking code) and code
> from third party vendors legitimately supplied to both Linux and SCO.
>
> Alan

Don't forget BSD code that was freed up by that lawsuit in the early 90's. :)

There's no point speculating until SCO shuts up and shows us the code. (And
if they had anything real enough to withstand scrutiny, they probably would
have released it publicly by now...)

Rob
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