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The Inquirer: Shutting Down SCO's FUD Machine

Jun 18, 2003, 19:00 (33 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Egan Orion)

[ Thanks to Low, Kuan Loong for this link. ]

"Well, we shall see. Maybe we can all find out soon, and much sooner than SCO would prefer. An INQUIRER reader writes:

"'Yesterday I realized how trivial it was to find matching code within two source trees.

"'While working on this stuff, I realized that [the] SCO lawsuit is indeed pure FUD, and they will keep it like that till the end. So it seems like the best thing for the linux community now would be to find the matching code ourselves and figure out where it came from. SCO help is not needed. Otherwise Linux is so to speak a sitting duck. If Linux community knows what is very similar and why, that would fully protect Linux in press and leave IBM to annihilate SCO...'"

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