[svlug] SCO hints at harassing Linus himself

James Leone linuxcpa at netscape.net
Fri May 30 12:28:57 PDT 2003


dmasten at piratelabs.org wrote:

>On Fri, 2003-05-30 at 09:57, James Leone wrote:
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>>As with many things, politics will definitely be involved with this 
>>issue.  The court of public opinion has a jury packed with people that 
>>have no idea what the issues are, all they think they know is "there is 
>>no such thing as a free lunch" and "communism didn't work, look at 
>>Eastern Europe" both unrelated to the issue, but still ringing true to 
>>the unknowledgeable ear.
>>    
>>
>
>Which is even more reason for getting the truth out. 
>
>SCO's complaint is
>fraudulent, I cannot imagine that anyone can be so ignorant as to make
>that many mistakes and so stupid as to not do some simple fact checking.
>We need to get the message out that SCO's complaint is baseless and that
>we welcome and value the contributions from businesses such as IBM and
>the SCO Group's work as Caldera. Most importantly if there really are
>intellectual property problems in the Linux source code then the Linux
>community is willing and able to find solutions if SCO would approach
>the community peacefully with its specific concerns.
>
>It seems to me a nice media-friendly, peaceful protest can help in that
>regard.
>  
>
Sounds very good. :-)

>Dave
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