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Orange Crate: A Surgical Analysis of the SCO Group Imbroglio

Dec 25, 2003, 08:30 (35 Talkback[s])

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"Although the title of this article might lead you to believe that it would take apart the claims of the SCO Group on a point by point basis, do not expect to read such dissection hereafter. Instead, what I propose to do is to act more like a surgeon, and to cut to the source of the malady. I intend to perform a biopsy by taking a sample of the cancerous argument and analyzing its origins so that it may be successfully diagnosed and a treatment plan prescribed, so that the arguments are proscribed.

"I shall set aside the argument of patent versus copyright and even copyright ownership within this case as that shall come to the table soon enough. I shall also set aside the argument of origin of the claimant SCO Group files, as that too shall be debated by the experts. That is not the purpose of surgeon; he does not seek to argue the course of a disease but to end its cause..."

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