SCO's copyright letter
Posted Dec 22, 2003 17:13 UTC (Mon) by vonbrand
Parent article: SCO's copyright letter
The claim is rather weird... BSD is somehow supposed to be able to use those files, but only in BSD derived Unices? And this is part of the sealed settlement, so nobody can even know about this restriction? Sure, if (big IF) this were true, the BSD folks are to blame for not placing notices to this end into the affected files. But that is not the fault of the Linux people who used them in good faith.
In any case, I very much doubt the files where copied verbatim, as they claim. The simple fact that there are versions for different architectures (and they claim the stuff for MIPS, and S/390, et al as theirs!) shows this is completely bogus.
No substance, nothing to see here. Move on, folks.
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