Groklaw: Darl Secretly Attended Novell's Brainshare; the Novell Strategy...
May 10, 2004, 18:30 (5 Talkback[s])
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"First, from the El Pais interview, we learn that Darl went to
Novell's Brainshare conference. Nobody recognized him. Apparently
he slipped in after everyone settled into their seats and the
program was beginning. He claims he almost asked Linus a question
from the audience. He went, he says, because while you stay close
to your friends, you want to stay closer to your enemies.
"Second, we know now what the SCO strategy was in the SCO v.
Novell slander of title lawsuit, and probably why they chose that
kind of state contract action, and thus why they so much want it
out of federal court..."