This category is for links that are mostly about Sun Microsystems, Inc., aspects of, and involvement in, the SCO vs. IBM lawsuit.

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Sun Is Currently Distributing the 2.4 Kernel under the GPL
Sun considers offering their own Linux version, and indemnifying customers based on Sun license with SCO. [Groklaw] (July 29, 2003)
Sun Comes out from behind the Clouds
Sun is 2nd SCO licensee; pact, signed early 2003, expands Sun's 1994 rights to use Unix in Solaris OS; SCO also granted warrant to buy up to 210,000 shares SCO stock, $1.83 a share as part of deal, according to regulatory document. [Groklaw] (July 10, 2003)
Sun Expands Unix Deal with SCO
Previously secret licensee of SCO Unix intellectual property has revealed its identity: Unix leader Sun Microsystems. Sun actually was first firm to sign with SCO, before Microsoft. [CNET] (July 10, 2003)
Sun Sees Opportunity in IBM-SCO Showdown
Sun Microsystems redies AIX to Solaris Migration Program to harvest possible customers from looming battle between SCO and IBM over IBM AIX license, its Unix OS; mandated 100-day license notice period ends Friday. [eWeek] (June 12, 2003)
Sun Confirms IP Rights for All Versions of its Unix Operating Systems
In light of SCO legal dispute with IBM over Unix licensing rights, Sun announced it has absolutely no licensing issues with SCO today. Brief story, some links, several forum comments. [Linux Today] (March 08, 2003)
The Solaris Trap
Sun to release source code to Solaris, proprietary Unix, under Sun Community Source License. This poses a threat: it creates temptation to include non-free code into parts of Linux; could open Linux long crippling series of intellectual property fights, lawsuits. [LWN: Linux Weekly News] (October 04, 1999)
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