Linux and Main: When Good Dogs Go Bad
May 20, 2003, 02:30 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dennis E. Powell)
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"I've been struggling to come up with a motivation for SCO's
bizarre behavior for a little while now. This week's announcement
that SCO was 'suspending' its Linux distribution (does anyone,
anywhere, think for a microsecond that it will ever be back?) and
its threats against other Linux distributors and users is
breathtaking in its sheer cheek.
"It also makes no sense. As a matter of history, Caldera was
doing what it accuses everyone else of doing, while its chief
owner, Novell's Ray Noorda, also owned a little something called
UnixWare. Caldera was distributing its products under the
"Who stands to benefit...?"