SearchEnterpriseLinux: SCO: No Choice But To Go After Linux
Oct 08, 2003, 20:00 (32 Talkback[s])
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"As a senior vice president at SCO and general manager of the
company's SCOsource division, Chris Sontag is responsible for
managing and protecting the SCO Group's intellectual property. In
this e-mail interview with SearchEnterpriseLinux.com, Sontag
addresses the SCO Group's $3 billion suit against IBM, discusses
why the company has threatened legal action against commercial
Linux users, open source development and more.
"Are there negotiations going on with IBM to settle this
before it becomes a protracted courtroom battle? What would it take
for you to accept a settlement?
"Chris Sontag: There have been no discussions
with IBM worth noting. It's difficult to suggest what it would take
to accept a settlement because of so many factors involved with the
violations that took place. We'll have to cross that bridge if/when
we get there..."