IT-Analysis: ...The GPL and the Litigious Cherokee
Jun 30, 2005, 16:00 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robin Bloor)
"I'm not sure if this involves a conspiracy theory or not, but
it certainly looks wacky from where I'm standing--and who knows, it
could turn into a saga...
"According to reliable sources, Jeff Merkey used to be chief
scientist at Novell and wrote some neat software including
NetWare's SMP kernel. Reportedly, 'he used to come to meetings with
a live iguana perched on his shoulder' which I regard as fairly
typical behaviour for a talented software engineer..."
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