[Talk] Re: [Linux-aus] SCO position, rationale and AUUG

Con Zymaris conz at cyber.com.au
Thu May 22 14:05:03 EST 2003

On Thu, May 22, 2003 at 01:51:41PM +1000, Jonathan Oxer wrote:
> As a result, [Assorted organisations] are coming under increasing
> membership pressure to respond to these accusations and reassure the
> business community that widespread adoption of Linux is not only safe
> but inevitable.
> The principle argument behind SCO's accusation appears to be that Linux
> developers have used SCO source code to patch and improve the Linux
> kernel. However, the extensive quality control systems...  [etc,
> continued from existing para]

This is not certain. Various parties within SCO have touted the 'stolen 
source code' line, but the core of the suit seems to be about the more 
nebulous 'misappropriation of trade secrets'.

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