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Re: SCO after BSD settlement

From: Bill Huey (hui) <billh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 00:07:17 -0800

On Thu, Nov 20, 2003 at 08:16:32AM +0100, Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai wrote:
> off the stage and quite thoroughly debunked. With both IBM and Red Hat
> now demanding in court that SCO show its cards, the company came to
> realization that it was either at the end of the trail or that it had to
> broaden its horizons.
> They've chosen the latter. CEO Darl McBride, in fact, used the term
> "broad and deep" several times in his remarks, and that was no accident.
> Since they cannot show infringement of SCO Unix code, SCO now plans to
> challenge the 9-year-old settlement between AT&T and BSD. If it can
> successfully do that, then its claims that Linux contains tainted code
> can be substantiated. If it can't, SCO is dead meat. 

SCO will lose and they will get dumped by everybody. But then again, folks
in California voted Arnold into power, so who knows what's going to happen.

All you can do is keep coding and hope that IBM/RedHat sort all of this out.


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