Answering SCO Bit by Bit - Caldera's GPL Fingerprints All Over the Place

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Dec 19, 2009 1:49 PM EDT
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Remember when SCO said it never released any of its own code under the GPL? Methinks it spoke with forked tongue. I have now had an opportunity to look at files in another Caldera Linux distribution, Caldera OpenLinux 2.3-16, and I see Caldera's GPL fingerprints all over the place, much as I discovered using emacs to open up source files in OpenLinux eServer 2.3 the other day. And Caldera did write code itself that it released under the GPL. It also tweaked GPL'd packages and distributed with its own branding under the GPL. And it can't seem to stop distributing binutils under the GPL, while claiming in the SCO v. IBM lawsuit that it never did so.

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