from the raising-the-hammer dept.
Some Bitch writes "IBM has filedfordeclaratoryjudgement in the SCO case. They want the court to declare that "IBM does not infringe, induce the infringement of or contribute to the infringement of any SCO copyright through its Linux activities, including its use, reproduction and improvement of Linux, and that some or all of SCO's purported copyrights in Unix are invalid and unenforceable.". If the judge grants the motion then SCO effectively has no case and the whole thing is over."
spafbnerf notes that "SCO has filed a motion for the patent infringement claim to be split into a separate case."fr0z adds a link to Groklaw's always-excellent coverage.
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sole test of the validity of any idea is experiment."
-- Richard P. Feynman