"Linus Torvalds, father of the Linux kernel and leader of the
open-source project that has captured the imagination of the entire
IT world, had this reaction when I asked if he had a comment on the
latest SCO news:
"Not much of a comment. I'd personally just like to know what
they claim infringes, since they themselves seem to be quite
confused about it (at one point they said that it wasn't the kernel
but something else, and at another point they said it was).
"I suspect they noticed that as long as they distribute Linux,
they are themselves bound by the GPL. Which (among other things)
clearly states that you can't limit recipients rights, including
the right to further distribute it (without any limitations further
down the chain either)..."
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