VNUnet: IBM Countersuit Could 'Bleed SCO Dry'
Aug 07, 2003, 21:00 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Williams)
WEBINAR: On-demand webcast
How to Boost Database Development Productivity on Linux, Docker, and Kubernetes with Microsoft SQL Server 2017 REGISTER >
[ Thanks to EvilBob for this link.
"Market watchers said the action was bad news for SCO.
"'Unlike SCO, IBM has been very careful not to make inflammatory
statements. So when IBM fires a broadside it is a very carefully
prepared action, which will be very carefully executed,' said Gary
Barnett, principal consultant at Ovum. 'If SCO is wrong, IBM is
absolutely right to ask for compensation.'
"'IBM has more patents than anyone, and more money and more
lawyers than SCO. SCO will be bled dry before it can make its
case,' he added..."