Re: SCOForum 2004 - actually there
From: J. L. Schilling (jlselsewhere_at_my-deja.com)
Date: 6 Aug 2004 07:08:58 -0700
Joe Dunning <email@example.com> wrote in message news:<firstname.lastname@example.org>...
> On 2004-08-05, J. L. Schilling <email@example.com> wrote:
> > For the record, neither Hunsaker nor Gupta said anything about the
> > lawsuits or associated issues;
> Probably because the news from the legal front is not good. [...]
No, because they were talking about product stuff. Sontag went over
each of the lawsuits in detail. Unsurprisingly, his assessment of
them was very different from yours.
> Baystar: just beginning? I guess SCO would really rather prefer everyone
> forgot about Baystar.
No, the Baystar matter was discussed by the CFO. And Darl explicitly
stated that they had rejected [Baystar's] strategic advice that SCO dump
its products business and just become a lawsuit company.
> I note that SCO did not risk putting forward any more code that they
> claimed was copied from SysV into Linux: not after being shown up for
> the liars that they are last year.
They did list out areas that copying occurred in, but you're right,
they didn't show any actual code.
> So tell me Mr. Schilling: do you really believe that SCO is likely to
> win against IBM?
It doesn't matter what I think or you think or anyone else here thinks.
The process will go forward and there will be an outcome, and nobody
here will have any influence on that.