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Posted Mar 7, 2003 21:39 UTC (Fri) by cr (guest, #3685)
Posted Mar 8, 2003 1:27 UTC (Sat) by NerdlyMcGeek (guest, #8453)
IT IS TIME TO FORCE ALL IN THE COMMUNITY TO STAND AND BE COUNTED...
LET NO UNITED LINUX OR SCO SUPPORTER REMAIN STANDING!!
THIS IS WAR!
Posted Mar 8, 2003 1:37 UTC (Sat) by proski (subscriber, #104)
Posted Mar 8, 2003 1:42 UTC (Sat) by NerdlyMcGeek (guest, #8453)
This is not Slashdot. Please don't write in all capitals. If you can support your opinion about United Linux by arguments, please do so.
UP YOURS SCO-BLOWER
Posted Mar 8, 2003 6:16 UTC (Sat) by email@example.com (guest, #7940)
Posted Mar 10, 2003 14:07 UTC (Mon) by xoddam (subscriber, #2322)
Posted Mar 10, 2003 9:50 UTC (Mon) by reinout (guest, #9390)
fatal flaw in sco's argument
Posted Mar 8, 2003 1:33 UTC (Sat) by einstein (subscriber, #2052)
Back in 1995, IBM had zero interest in linux - IBM's linux moves didn't happen until what, 1998-1999 or so?
If slackware was already considered superior to sco, the argument that only IBM's help could bring linux up to sco's level is very weak.
Developers Back IBM in Unix Suit (Wired)
Posted Mar 8, 2003 1:39 UTC (Sat) by dcoolidge (guest, #1390)
Posted Mar 8, 2003 15:03 UTC (Sat) by haraldt (guest, #961)
If people/companies use the court system to get back at shady business practices, I have no problems with it. Microsoft isn't the only one having been dragged to court here, often with good reason.
IBM didn't get sentenced, but the case still lasted more than a decade. IBM had to adjust a lot of it's ways. I'm more concerned how SCO/Caldera is going to hold up against the biggest patent holder in industry.
And I agree, the court system being abused by the same shady business practices it's meant to protect us from, it's a serious problem.
So, while it's easy to judge by first impression here, perhaps it's time to wait with a final conclusion?. And instead focus on free software and how to handle computers the civilized way?
Dealing with SCO marketing people
Posted Mar 8, 2003 21:43 UTC (Sat) by paulsheer (guest, #3925)
SCO is out
Posted Mar 9, 2003 4:52 UTC (Sun) by elduder12345 (guest, #10022)
Posted Mar 10, 2003 15:11 UTC (Mon) by tjc (subscriber, #137)
They did, at least at one time. The four Linux distros that IBM initially supported were Red Hat, SuSE, Caldera, and TurboLinux. One has to assume that this list is now at least one distro shorter than it was. :-)
Posted Mar 10, 2003 16:12 UTC (Mon) by Crusher-1 (guest, #10046)
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