The tussle between SCO and Novell has largely played itself out in the shadows of the higher-profile war between the litigation-frenzied Utah-based company and Big Blue. By way of a refresher, SCO originally sued Novell in November 2003, alledging that Novell violated a noncompete clause it signed with SCO predecessor company Santa Cruz Operation when it became a Linux reseller. Since then, the case has taken a back seat to the IBM-SCO fight as the two sides have moved through the discovery process and towards a trial at some (presumably distant) point in the future.
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