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Re: SCO after BSD settlement

From: Sander Vesik <sander@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 27 Nov 2003 00:43:03 GMT
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Adam K Kirchhoff <adamk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Except that they continued to distribute their code explicity under the
> GPL.  Let's say that IBM did, indeed, vioalate the agreement with SCO.
> This doesn't change the fact that SCO distributed their own code under
> the GPL from their FTP server for weeks, even more than a month, after
> they decided to sue IBM.
> Catch that?  *They* knowingly distributed the code under the GPL. 

But this would only be relevant *if* it was a copyright suit. But it
isn't - it is contract infringement suit, so SCO redistributing (under
GPL) something IBM released in the first place under GPL (but shouldn't
have) dos in no way help IBM. Not that it is likely IBM would have done

> Adam


+++ Out of cheese error +++

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