USA Today: SCO Irks Just About Everyone in Tech--Except Microsoft
Jul 30, 2003, 23:00 (19 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kevin Maney)
"The topic du jour in technology is SCO Group--not just that
company's legal threat to Linux, but the palace intrigue that
surrounds it, the passions stirred and the who's-in-bed-with-whom
relationships that get more complicated than a Behind The Music
episode about Fleetwood Mac.
"First, if you're going to bring this up at a Silicon Valley
dinner party, you need to know that SCO is never pronounced S-C-O.
It's 'skoh.' Rhymes with Homer Simpson's exclamation,'"Doh!'
"SCO is making headlines because it has pulled off an unusual
feat: It has made nearly everyone in tech, and nearly every
corporation that buys technology, spitting-nails mad at it. I say
nearly everyone because Microsoft likes SCO the way the U.S. liked
Saddam back when Iraq was at war with Iran. The enemy of my enemy
is my friend--that kind of thing..."