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UPDATED: NewsAlert: Filipinos Develop Linux Apps For $200Bil Pentagon Project

Nov 20, 2001, 18:26 (35 Talkback[s])

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Earlier today, we linked to an item on NewsAlert that reported SuSE's involvement with a team of Filipino programmers. SuSE's North American representative has since written us with the following message. We regret any error on our part.

From:   Xenia von Wedel <xvonwedel@terpin.com>
Subject: HOAX: "Filipinos Develop Linux Apps For $200Bil Pentagon Project"
Date:   20 Nov 2001 09:52:02 -0800      

Michael,

With interest we read your story yesterday, regarding "Filipinos Develop
Linux Apps For $200Bil Pentagon Project"  By Melvin G Calimag, Metropolitan
Computer Times.

Please note, that the information given in this article is not correct:

- Roj Ocampo is not an employee / coworker or developer of SuSE Linux
- SuSE Linux has no business relation or other with Roj Ocampo
- in case of unauthorized use of SuSE band name or trade mark, SuSE Linux
might consider legal action

Thanks and regards,
Xenia

Xenia von Wedel
Senior Account Executive
THE TERPIN GROUP
xvonwedel@terpin.com

The original story, as carried on NewsAlert, is available for purposes of reference at http://www.newsalert.com/bin/story?StoryId=Co_Ir0c4bmdaWmtK