Re: Code SCO claimed "copied into Linux" actually BSD-licensed
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 11:07:01 +0000 (UTC)
pablohernandez <email@example.com> wrote:
>probably SCO is in right for this issue , but for sure SCO is also in a
>big mistake for is own interest and benefit.
I don't know if they are right or wrong, but I certainly agree that
big mistakes are being made.
>This issue will for sure create confusion , and discourage people from
>Unix , this issue will also discourage 3rd part developers and
>hardware makers .
Absolutely. SCO is cutting their own throat. Unfortunately the
bleeding and thrashing about will affect other people too.
>In my opinion is just the opposite that Unix Sco needs.
> I am Unix SCO licensed user since many many years , and what I think
> SCO should do is :
>- promote more his software
>- ensure better cooperation with 3rd parties , both soft and
> hardware. ( How is possible that most populars printers does not
> have SCO drivers ?
>- reconsider actual selling price
>- verify if SCO is giving good support or not. Specially outside USA.
>SCO has to work hard to be sure that all add -ins are available , that
>all hard drivers are available etc etc .
>Only in this way they can access more users, demostrating what we
>users of this forum know , that Unix is thousands of times better
>than Windows .
Most of that is probably impossible for various reasons.
>But from the actual action , I am sure that in the future it 'll be more
>difficult to find drivers of printers , add on etcx etc . And Unix user
>will be less thta today .
I don't think so. I think Unix/Linux will recover from this and
eventually drive Microsoft down: