free sco unix

Allen Unix.Hacker at
Sat Jun 18 02:42:12 UTC 2011

On 6/16/2011 6:47 PM, Polytropon wrote:

> There is another important term, but I'm not sure how to
> translate it properly. In German, it's "Schaffenshoehe",
> refering to the "level of work you put into creating it".
> This finalizes in patent law. To make sure nobody can make
> money out of "trivial patents", such as patenting the
> word "or" and forcing everybody to pay a license fee for
> using it, there is a certain barrier that prohibits
> copyright claims on "too simple things".

When a lot of people think of Unix as an OS these days they probably
think of SCO; And another German word comes to mind when I think of SCO;
Schadenfreude ;)


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