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Novell's Objections to SCO's Supplemental Jury Instructions--What Was SCOsource Licensing?

Sep 10, 2007, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Here are Novell's Objections to SCO's Supplemental Jury Instructions, as text, thanks the now-quite-weary Steve Martin. There were so many little details to get just right in this document. As instructed by Judge Dale Kimball, Novell followed this format: first, for each of SCO's proposed instructions, Novell reproduced it in full, underlining the portions it objected to, then adding annotations explaining the objections, and, where applicable, offering an alternative instruction.

"SCO wants to keep as much of the money it took in from licenses since it began its anti-Linux campaign as it can, and it framed its jury instructions to try to achieve that goal, but unfortunately for SCO, Judge Dale Kimball has now told them as of Friday that there will be no jury and that he isn't going to entertain any rehash of matters he's already ruled on on August 10, which wipes away a lot of what SCO was striving for, and one must assume they'll follow his directive to save all that for the appeal..."

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