> > They did once already. It was called XENIX.I've been in the bowels of that code.
> > If they still have it, they could dust it off, slap in a linux kernel and
> > call it MS linux.
> This got me doing some research on the subject of XENIX. Microsoft
> Some interesting tidbits: SCO asked M$ to drop the agreement since the
> Confusing, no? ;)
Microsoft announced Xenix on 25 Aug 1980, the same year they
Most of the original developement was done on Sun equipment,
SCO started in 1979 as a UNIX porting and consulting company;
SCO didn't release its first XENIX until 1983, and it ran on
The Microsoft licensed code includes some of the FS, part of
> UnixWare 2.1.3The Microsoft stuff is as described above.
> Copyright 1996 The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
> Copyright 1984-1995 Novell, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
> Copyright 1987, 1988 Microsoft Corp. All Rights Reserved.
> U.S. Pat. No. 5,349,642
The Novell stuff is the ODI drivers and the NetWare client
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