"The SCO Group Inc.'s multibillion dollar lawsuit against IBM,
Red Hat Inc. and commercial Linux users may be without merit, but
it has served to elevate the issue of intellectual property in the
consciousness of developers and enterprise decision makers with
open source software in-house.
"On the eve of the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, which is
the biggest annual gathering of Linux talent and sellers, talk of
IP, copyrights and patents--once relegated to an
afterthought--figures to be foremost for debate..."