SCO What? It's Patently over for Copyright
Mar 10, 2009, 03:01 (1 Talkback[s])
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""Linux was the software equivalent of a bicycle" -
talk about poking someone in the eye with a sharp stick....
"Just in case it had slipped your mind, the SCO case at the time
was widely interpreted by the more paranoid (or maybe just the more
malicious) as the end of Linux: irrespective of whether it
contained any infringing code, the logic went, companies would be
so frightened that they might be sued themselves that nobody would
touch open source thereafter.
" Well, it didn't quite work out like that. Claim after claim of
SCO was annihilated in court; with every-increasing desperation,
SCO came up with new claims, or modified claims, and these were
gradually knocked down in turn. And yet, amazingly, the ludicrous
game is still going on:"