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VNUnet: SuSE Backs Rival Red Hat in SCO Fight

Aug 06, 2003, 18:50 (17 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Williams)

[ Thanks to David for this link. ]

"Enterprise Linux distributor SuSE Linux has thrown its weight behind arch-rival Red Hat's efforts to stop the SCO Group from trying to dictate terms to Linux vendors, developers and users.

"Red Hat slapped a 'put up or shut up' lawsuit on SCO on Monday, hoping to force the Unix vendor to prove or withdraw its case. It also set up a $1m fighting fund for Linux developers.

"In an official statement, SuSE said: 'We applaud [Red Hat's] efforts to restrict the rhetoric of the SCO Group, and the fear, uncertainty and doubt which they are trying to instill...'"

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