[oclug] Case Closed
raywood at magma.ca
Wed Jul 30 12:31:01 EDT 2003
On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 12:15:57PM -0400, Rod Giffin remarked:
> To be totally honest, I wish LUGS, other Open Source advocates
> had keept their noses out of this.
Does this include Free Software advocates too? ;)
> Basically it originated as a contract dispute over
> intellectual property rights between SCO and IBM. It should
> have stayed a contract dispute between SCO and IBM and the
> only reason it didn't was because of FUD, statements, and
> actions by the LUGS, Open Source advocates et al.
I disagree. The minute that SCO started threatening law suits
over the Linux kernel, and intimidating Linux users with FUD to
buy their stupid SCO license so they could "run Linux legally"
-- this was when the issue went beyond just SCO and IBM.
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