[rescue] rescue Digest, Vol 68, Issue 12
alaric at metrocast.net
Thu Jul 10 16:21:10 CDT 2008
Sandwich Maker wrote:
> " From: Andrew Jones <ascii.letter at gmail.com>
> " XENIX was a Microsoft port of SysV to early PCs. At some point in the
> " 80s, it was transferred to SCO. I don't know what SCO's business was
> " before XENIX, because XENIX (AKA SCO UNIX, AKA OpenServer) became their
> " most important product. XENIX is notable in my mind for being one of the
> " few operating systems to support 286 protected mode.
> i've always thought that sco -was- the ms xenix group, spun off.
> makes it all the odder they now own att unix. talk about the tail
> wagging the dog...
There have been several different SCOs. I'm not clear on the full
history myself. It's confusing.
Phil Stracchino, CDK#2 DoD#299792458 ICBM: 43.5607, -71.355
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