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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..."

Complete Story [Digest article. Scroll down to see relevant section. -BKP]

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