Didn't Caldera/SCOX open source SYS V v7
Posted Aug 19, 2003 15:48 UTC (Tue) by rfunk
In reply to: Didn't Caldera/SCOX open source SYS V v7
Parent article: Heise reports from SCO Forum
One problem: When Caldera opened the old Unix code, it was under a
BSD-style copyright *with advertising clause*. This makes it incompatible
with the GPL which that file in the Linux code claims to be under.
For those not familiar with this incompatibility:
So rather than a defense of "Caldera already opened the code", we have to
go back to a defense of "that code has been out there for years anyway",
which is the defense ESR has apparently been working to document for IBM.
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