|FROM ||Ron Guerin
|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] I sense a theme here...
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Subject: Re: [hangout] I sense a theme here...
From: Ron Guerin
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Date: 24 Jun 2003 17:57:49 -0400
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On Tue, 2003-06-24 at 17:46, David Sugar wrote:
> ..., I am not sure SCO really has clear copyright to Unix System V,
> nor do I see immediately how they have the right or legal standing to
> enforce past contracts that, in theory, remain principally between
> Novell and others, even before discussing their claims.
Well, everyone's original favorite theory looks more likely all the
time. Darl McBride and co. took over at Caldera, looked around, saw the
utter hopelessness of it all and decided they had nothing to lose by
coming up with an extortion scheme and never taking their eyes off the
prize unless/until the Lindon Sheriff shows up to padlock SCO
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