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Groklaw: Want to See One of the Letters to the 1500?

Dec 01, 2003, 15:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pamela Jones)

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"Step right up and take a look. Here is the letter that IBM received from SCO as one of 'the notorious gang of 1500.' Who knew that being a successful company would turn out to be so unpleasant? It's Exhibit I attached to IBM's Amended Counterclaims. Thanks to Palle Raabjerg for transcribing it for us now as text and to our intrepid volunteer who got hold of the paper exhibit from the court. Here is the original of the letter to IBM, so you can compare.

"You will notice some grammar errors, but they are SCO's, not Palle's. You will also notice that what Darl wrote differs considerably from what OSDL yesterday showed the actual Linux kernel development process to be like. 'Numerous unrelated and unknown software developers' indeed. What hogwash.

"Now that Linus has a lawyer, maybe they'll take note and consider if the necessary elements for an action for defamation are now available..."

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