This category is for links that are mostly about Sun Microsystems, Inc., aspects of, and involvement in, the SCO vs. IBM lawsuit.
Sun is 2nd SCO licensee; pact, signed early 2003, expands Sun's 1994 rights to use Unix in Solaris OS; SCO also granted warrant to buy up to 210,000 shares SCO stock, $1.83 a share as part of deal, according to regulatory document. [Groklaw]
In light of SCO legal dispute with IBM over Unix licensing rights, Sun announced it has absolutely no licensing issues with SCO today. Brief story, some links, several forum comments. [Linux Today]
Previously secret licensee of SCO Unix intellectual property has revealed its identity: Unix leader Sun Microsystems. Sun actually was first firm to sign with SCO, before Microsoft. [CNET News.com]
Sun considers offering their own Linux version, and indemnifying customers based on Sun license with SCO. [Groklaw]
Sun Microsystems redies AIX to Solaris Migration Program to harvest possible customers from looming battle between SCO and IBM over IBM AIX license, its Unix OS; mandated 100-day license notice period ends Friday. [eWeek]
Sun to release source code to Solaris, proprietary Unix, under Sun Community Source License. This poses a threat: it creates temptation to include non-free code into parts of Linux; could open Linux long crippling series of intellectual property fights, lawsuits. [LWN: Linux Weekly News]
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