[rescue] Hark, something from the depths of the storage closet!

Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez lefa at ucsc.edu
Fri May 16 14:24:19 CDT 2003

> Before SCO got their grubby hands on it, XENIX was a Microsoft port of SVR3
> (or possibly SVR2 ... my neurons are a little frazzled tonight). Because of
> the XENIX link, I distantly remember Microsoft copyrights popping up in all
> sorts of odd Unix places.
> They even sold Word for Unix.

I believe M$ never sold Xenix directly, but through OEMs like SCO, Altos
et al. So SCO was just a repackager of xenix with whatever value added
stuff SCO put on it.

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