[Linux-aus] Locals get Novell issue in TSG case
leon at cyberknights.com.au
Tue Aug 12 16:46:01 UTC 2003
Two letters written by Novell chairman and CEO, Jack Messman, to
SCO president and CEO, Darl McBride, in June throw an entirely
different light on the lawsuit between SCO and IBM, which the
former initiated in March.
Both letters were cited by IBM as exhibits last week when it
counter-sued SCO, on a range of issues.
The letters indicate that SCO has no contractual right to
terminate IBM's AIX licence. The agreement under which IBM
acquired these rights appears to have been a three-way
contract under which Novell retained certain rights, one being
the right to compel SCO to waive or revoke any of its (SCO's)
rights under the contract.
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