iTweb: SA Firms Dismiss SCO's Linux Threats
Jun 18, 2003, 01:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Vecchiatto)
[ Thanks to Matt for
this link. ]
"South African organisations are pooh-poohing a letter sent by
the Unix licence-holder the SCO Group, which claims aspects of the
Linux operating system are direct copies of Unix System 5.
"Thomas Black, Shuttleworth Foundation open source program
manager, says the SCO letter is well known within the industry, but
that it is not being taken seriously by local organisations as it
is considered to be more hype than substance.
"'The consensus is that this is an image-building exercise by a
failing organisation, rather than a serious threat,' Black