Infrastructure Linux News for May 29, 2003
OfB.biz: Lindows.com Revelation Could Be Fatal Blow to SCO Case (May 29, 2003, 23:00)
"According to Michael Robertson, CEO of Lindows.com, this means
that Lindows.com customers will not have to worry about SCO's
ongoing attempts to 'protect its IP.' Interestingly enough, this
may cause a much larger impact than Robertson bargained for..."
Two on Lindows.com: Picketing Gates and Steering Clear of SCO (May 29, 2003, 22:00)
Been wondering what Lindows.com has been up to lately? Here are
two articles, one that shows the company's CEO is not staying quiet
against arch-rival Bill Gates and another that demonstrates
Lindows.com's desire to remain out of the SCO brouhaha.
ZDNet: Linux Opposites--SCO, SuSE Still Bullish (May 29, 2003, 19:00)
"SuSE and SCO Group issued bullish statements about their
business prospects Wednesday, even though the estranged business
partners sit on opposite sides of the Linux fence..."
Forbes.com: Boies' Take (May 29, 2003, 16:00)
"Hired gun David Boies can't understand why no one likes his
client. All SCO Group did was file a billion-dollar lawsuit against
IBM claiming the computer giant was sharing code secrets with open
source developers. Somehow, everyone thinks SCO is in it for the
money and out to thwart Linux..."
CNET News: Commentary: IBM Will Nullify SCO's Linux Threat (May 29, 2003, 11:30)
"SCO Group has launched a high-profile, and ill-conceived,
effort to sue IBM and threaten its own customers to stop their
adoption of Linux. Should companies using Linux worry? No.
Forrester expects that IBM will build a consortium to pay off
SCO--or buy it outright..."
MP3NewsWire.net: You Say You Want a Revolution? Meet Kast. (May 29, 2003, 04:00)
"Kast is a p2p filesharing system being developed in C++ and,
thus, 'compiles natively for five major platforms...'"