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The Register: Linux Developers Ignoring SCO

Aug 05, 2003, 23:30 (12 Talkback[s])
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"New research indicates that SCO's legal threat against Linux may go down as the 'shot ignored around the world.'

"Evans Data polled more than 400 software developers and found that 70 percent of them are not too concerned about SCO's IP assault. The developers largely agreed that SCO's actions will have little bearing on whether or not they deploy Linux in their enterprise. A paltry 12 percent of the respondents said that SCO has scared them enough to kick their Linux habit.

"'Developers seem unimpressed with the SCO lawsuit,' said Nicholas Petreley, an analyst with Evans Data in a statement. 'They are certainly not concerned enough to change their plans for Linux, since only one out of ten are considering it a factor in their adoption plans.'

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