CFO.com: Penguin Suits
Jun 29, 2004, 20:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Karen Bannan)
"When a young Linus Torvalds was working on his now-famous Linux
operating system back in the early 1990s, the Finnish programmer no
doubt envisioned the dawning of a new tech era--one in which ideas
would be shared freely and everybody got along. A Linux world would
be a softer, gentler one, much like the penguin Torvalds chose to
symbolize his revolutionary open-code OS.
"Back in the real world, Torvalds's penguin has been taking
quite a pounding lately. The pounder: software maker SCO Group,
which insists that Linux is taken, in part, from its proprietary
Unix operating system..."