[Talk] Novell the Red Knight...
Greg 'groggy' Lehey
Greg.Lehey at auug.org.au
Thu May 29 13:28:50 EST 2003
On Thursday, 29 May 2003 at 11:59:28 +1000, Con Zymaris wrote:
> On Thu, May 29, 2003 at 11:53:01AM +1000, David Purdue wrote:
>> The press has already picked up on AUUG's press release - see,
>> for example,
>> Also, SCO has published a response to Novell's release:
>> Seems SCO is not accusing IBM of patent or copyright infringement, but
>> breach of contract.
>> Difficult to see how this would extend to all other users of Linux, with
>> which SCO has no contract.
>> Curiouser and curiouser.
> ...and curiouser.
> CBS MarketWatch reports on Novell's challenge to SCO, and quotes SCO CEO
> Darl McBride as asserting that SCO owns the Unix copyrights. "McBride
> added that unless more companies start licensing SCO's property, he may
> also sue Linus Torvalds, who is credited with inventing the Linux
> operating system, for patent infringement."
Somewhere round here I have difficulties believing things. Who's
stupid? Me? The reporter? McBride? One of us must be. I've seldom
seen such stupidity.
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