When it comes to the players involved in the SCO-IBM case, well, you ain’t seen nuthin’. The Canopy Group is the umbrella company that owns SCO, among other entities. Behind Canopy is Ray Noorda, the father of networking and Novell, who reportedly has aged to the point where his decision-making faculties are in doubt. Ironically, Novell is trying to emerge from its defeat at the hands of Microsoft to become an open source champion. There is one, large convoluted circle here and it all starts and ends with Ray Noorda.