First, they have to show that they, not Novell, owned Unix. Then, they have to prove that code had been taken from Unix for Linux. Next, the boys from Utah have to prove that IBM, not SCO’s own programmers, had made the aforementioned transfer. And, last, but never least, they have to convince a court that even though they had been releasing Linux well into 2003 under the GPL, that somehow they hadn’t meant to release the Unix code in Linux under the GPL. My little mind boggled, but SCO’s leaders have been sure they could win all these points.