June 3rd, 2003


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jimbojones
12:12 am - the mountain might get 'em but the law never will
If you've been following the whole SCO / Linux / IBM / Novell / Microsoft foofaraw, you may find this both amusing and enlightening.
 
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From: xillah
Date: June 3rd, 2003 - 04:15 am
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[User Picture] From: apotheon
Date: June 3rd, 2003 - 02:44 pm
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You obviously haven't seen this then.

I find that the Dukes/Linux story is very succinct and clear. It's a good way to introduce the subject to people that don't know about it, I guess. It has the added benefit of being hilarious.


 
[User Picture] From: pinballsorceror
Date: June 3rd, 2003 - 06:25 am
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great stuff

This whole thing is so irritating. And the sad thing is that SCO's claims are obviously unfounded; but with a justice system that is largely behind when it comes to technology law, and favors the deep-pocketed, I think this will do way more damage to free software than it should. Already linux adoption rates have declined because people don't want to get involved.


 
[User Picture] From: pinballsorceror
Date: June 3rd, 2003 - 06:29 am
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interesting tidbit

Microsoft payed SCO 10 million for the license, SCO claimed roughly 8 million dollars profit for the quarter...


 
[User Picture] From: lauracroft
Date: June 4th, 2003 - 05:48 am
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Re: interesting tidbit

Unfortunately, I don't know Dukes of Hazard well enough to appreciate this!!!


 
[User Picture] From: theonyx
Date: October 13th, 2003 - 03:54 pm
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