BayStar and SCO work a deal
The Amendment also contains no transfer language in the form of
'seller hereby conveys to buyer.' Given the similarly ambiguous
language in the APA with respect to the transfer of assets --
seller 'will' sell, convey, assign, and buyer 'will' purchase and
acquire -- it is questionable on the face of the documents whether
there was any intention to transfer the copyrights as of the date
the amendment was executed.
; BayStar gets cash and common stock from
SCO claims ownership of the Linux ELF code, with no more basis than
any of its other claims.
SCO spends $2.4 million buying back its own stock (quarterly
SCO's "slander of title" suit against Novell is dismissed due to
insufficient pleading. SCO also fails to move the case back to state
The US FTC declines to create a national "do not spam" list, citing
privacy concerns, among others (press release).
The 2.6.7 kernel is released
It obviously says you should always use open-source Trojans, that's
the moral. You can't even trust Windows malware.
-- Mark Loveless
The Debian x86-64 port is declared ready (announcement).
Skolelinux 1.0 is released (announcement).
The Gentoo Foundation gains state not-for-profit status (announcement).
The Munich City Council votes to switch to Linux for 14,000 city
Red Hat's chief financial officer leaves abruptly
My premise is that free and open source developers are in much the
same position today that IBM was in 1981 when it changed the rules
of the computer industry, but failed to understand the consequences
of the change, allowing others to reap the benefits.
days before the
company is due to file quarterly results.
Mozilla 1.7 is released (what's
Mono 1.0 is released (announcement).
Red Hat re-releases the global filesystem under the GPL (announcement).
Slackware 10.0 is released (announcement).
Sun releases Project Looking Glass and Java 3D as open source (press
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