Erlang vs Linux

Scott Lystig Fritchie fritchie@REDACTED
Wed Feb 26 21:17:00 CET 2003

>>>>> "vs" == Vance Shipley <vances@REDACTED> writes:

vs> Yes, BSDi was being sued by Unix Systems Labs (AT&T) for alleged
vs> reuse of the SYSV source code which Berkeley had a license for.
vs> It was mostly decided in BSDi's favour.

There's a fair bit of detail about this in Kirk McKusick's chapter in
the _Open Sources_ book.

If you haven't heard his History of BSD presentation (at USENIX or
other venues), it's worth hunting down.  Hrm.  He appears to have a
video of that lecture available at  What a deal.


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