For those of us who have not been following closely in recent times: Groklaw has posted a summary of the current situation
in the SCO cases. Trials start in September, so things are likely to get interesting soon. "Even if IBM wins every summary judgment motion it has filed, all of them now pending rulings from the court, their counterclaims against SCO will remain, so there will almost certainly be a trial, unless SCO were to go bankrupt and the bankruptcy trustees cry uncle and settle on terms acceptable to IBM. Bankruptcy trustees might not feel that the case is worth pursuing, because their job doesn't include FUD production, and they could even appoint new lawyers. All of this is conceivable in the context that Novell has asked the court in its Second Amended Complaint with Counterclaims, also in a motion for summary judgment awaiting a ruling by the court, to compel SCO to pay Novell what it says SCO owes them contractually, which is a sum greater than what SCO has.
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