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Groklaw: EV1 Laments and News From Germany

Mar 23, 2004, 16:00 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pamela Jones)

"Dion Cornett has news about EV1. It seems it doesn't pay to take a license. Their customers are voting with their feet. He writes in Decatur Jones' 'Open Source Wall Street' newsletter (which has as part of its logo the words 'Truth, Insight, & the Open Source Way for Investors') that the perception is likely to be that taking a SCO license is 'bad for business':

'In an interview, this past week, EV1 CEO Robert Marsh stated that he was surprised by the reaction to his purchase of SCOX's Linux IP license. A survey of EV1's customers conducted on EV1's web site suggests that 85% disapprove of the action...'"

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