[Linux-aus] Thrust! Parry! Spin! Ha! (-: Grog slices up copying allegations :-)

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at lemis.com
Mon Aug 25 10:04:02 UTC 2003

On Sunday, 24 August 2003 at 21:38:53 +0800, Leon Brooks wrote:
>     http://www.lemis.com/grog/SCO/code-comparison.html
>     Summary [but the details are what make it worth reading! :-]
>     This presentation was supposed to prove that Linux is abusing
>     SCO intellectual property. It seems not only to completely
>     and utterly fail in this purpose, but also to show a number
>     of problems within SCO:
>       * Neither example shows any current infringement of SCO
>         intellectual property in the Linux kernel.
>       * The first example appears to indicate that SCO, far from
>         being an industry leader in UNIX technology, still uses
>         the original, primitive version of malloc(), a central
>         kernel function, a version which everybody else gave up
>         years ago.
>       * The second example says nothing about Linux, since it's
>         obviously not SCO code. It does, however, suggest that
>         SCO is abusing the BSD license.
>       * Presumably SCO thinks these are some of the best examples.
>         If this is the best they have to offer, they don't have a
>         leg to stand on.
> Round of applause, that man! (-:


I'm really surprised that nobody else has picked up this copyright
infringement thing yet.

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