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Judge won't delay suit between SCO, Novell

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A federal judge has refused a motion to postpone proceedings in the SCO Group's lawsuit against Novell until after next year's separate SCO-IBM trial concludes.

However, U.S. District Judge Dale Kimball did grant SCO additional time to respond to Novell's motion for dismissal, giving the Lindon software company until Dec. 11 to file arguments that its "slander of title" complaint be saved.

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