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