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ZDNet UK: Who Shot Darl McBride?

Apr 23, 2004, 16:45 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rupert Goodwins)

[ Thanks to Samuel Taylor for this link. ]

"There's been nothing like it since Dallas hit our screens quarter of a century ago. Colourful characters, plot twists and suspense? Check. Good versus evil, powerful men versus noble innocents, billions of dollars in the balance? Yep. We even have judges, guns and mysterious briefcases: as pure drama, l'affaire SCO cannot be faulted. Yet there may be a bigger surprise at the end than anyone guessed.

"Whoever's writing the script threw in a doozie last week: Daddy wants his money back--or does he? Baystar, the group of capitalists that on Microsoft's tip-off gave SCO $20m to establish control over Linux, publicly said that it wanted out. And then it shut up..."

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