Re: Interview in Byte with Chris Sontag/SCO and FUD relating to
From: Julian Elischer (julian_at_elischer.org)
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 15:26:42 -0700 (PDT) To: Matthew Dillon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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also note that this is actually "caldera" and not the SCO of Xenix fame.
On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :> Here's one of the many press releases that a google search turned up:
> :> http://www.daemon.org/bsd-releases/misc/USL-lawsuit
> :and here is the other:
> :Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb at Zabbadoz dot NeT
> The best statement that I've read so far vis-a-vie the SCO litigation is
> the OSI group's position paper on the matter. It doesn't focus on the
> USL lawsuit but it gives a really good overview of the whole situation,
> and it brings up the fact that AT&T was caught red-handed taking code
> from BSD, removing the copyrights, and putting their own on, which
> severely taints the efficacy of any IP claims made based on the SysV
> SCO is basically trying to inflate its own importance and the importance
> of its SysV copyrights and the contributions SysV made to the history
> of unix, and all public statements SCO makes are done with that in mind.
> It's unfortunate that the press feels (generally, not BYTE specifically)
> that it must turn the whole thing into high entertainment.
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