Re: SCO's claims seem empty

From: Rob Landley (
Date: Fri Jun 06 2003 - 17:33:00 EST

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 ?
> >
> >
> 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...)

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