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Wall Steet, Community React to SCO's "Death Spiral"

Feb 18, 2005, 19:00 (21 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Seth Jayson, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

The Motley Fool: SCO's Slow Death Spiral

"You know those movies? The ones where the ultimate, bloody ending is played through painful slow-mo? Will the protagonists get their bullets? Of course. It's just a matter of waiting. In the meantime, try not to wince too much at the graphic carnage.

"Think of that the next time you think of the SCO Group. Today, SCO was forced to announce that it may find its stock delisted from the Naz on account of a late 10-K. How the mighty have fallen. From an early Linux advocate to open-source pariah, SCO Group, under the leadership of bellicose CEO Darl McBride, has turned into nothing but a lawsuit and a prayer..."

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eWeek: SCO's NASDAQ Woes No Surprise to Open-Source World

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"Fredrick Berenstein, chairman and chief technology officer of Xandros, a Linux desktop distributor, for one, said he wasn't 'the least bit' surprised.

"'SCO's plunging revenue showed the fragility of the way they've been operating,' Berenstein said..."

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