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Linux and Main: When Good Dogs Go Bad

May 20, 2003, 02:30 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dennis E. Powell)

"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 GPL...

"Who stands to benefit...?"

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