SCO has, of course, been claiming ownership of the Unix code base; the SCOsource page
is quite clear on
that point. So it interesting to note the following in SCO's
as filed with the SEC: "The Company has an
arrangement with Novell, Inc. ("Novell") in which it acts as an
administrative agent in the collection of royalties for customers who
deploy SVRx technology. Under the agency agreement, the Company collects
all customer payments and remits 95 percent of the collected funds to
Novell and retains 5 percent as an administrative fee.
" SCO never
owned Unix; it just does the paperwork for a 5% cut. (Thanks to Karsten
Self, who posted this to the linux-elitists list).
Meanwhile, if you're confused by the whole SCO suit (and have a familiarity
with cheesy American TV), you might like this pictoral summary of the case.
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