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Linux Online: Interview with Pamela Jones, Editor of Groklaw

Aug 01, 2003, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael J. Jordan)

Linux Online: First, I'd like to congratulate you on your excellent weblog dedicated to the SCO mess. 'Mess' is probably the best word to use. I mean, I would say SCO 'case,' but it's pretty clear, at least from our side of it, that they haven't really got one. What motivated you to get started with your weblog. Were you a Linux advocate first?

"Pamela Jones: Thank you. I was an advocate only in the sense that I tend to give Windows people I really like Knoppix CDs. I did try to find a way to contribute in the past, but I am not a programmer and I could never find my niche or a place I felt comfortable to be in.

"I started my blog just before the SCO case was filed. Originally, my purpose was just trying to learn how to blog, because an attorney and I were discussing the possibility of me doing some telecommuting work for him, including work on his blog. I had no knowledge of blogging, so I quickly got Radio, because he used it , and I put up one article to practice, which I never thought anyone in the world would ever see (ironically, about the Grokster decision and how I admired David Boies' Napster legal documents). I was just writing to the air..."

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