Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 19th Oct 2009 19:13 UTC, submitted by SReilly
SCO, Caldera, Unixware Darl McBride. It's the guy everybody hates. Well, he is no longer in charge of SCO, the UNIX vendor who relentlessly litigated against Linux vendors: he has been fired as part of the Chapter 11 restructuring plans for the company. Sadly, the litigation does not end with him, as SCO's new leadership has said in a statement they will continue the litigation.
Permalink for comment 390189
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
by sbergman27 on Tue 20th Oct 2009 17:47 UTC in reply to "Hah Hah HAH HAH HAH!"
Member since:

So now that Chief MORON, darl mcbride has been voted off of sco island. The rest of the village idiots can continue re-construction of HQ... At the bottom of THE GREAT HOLE that mcbride built.

The "Chief Moron" likely made more money from SCO's maneuvers than most people make in their lifetimes. As likely did a number of the "village idiots". Caldera, Inc. (what we should really be calling the company) was scuttled in the process, of course. But that's how it goes with eggs and omelettes.

Darl and the gang may be amoral. They may lack the basic ethical fiber that most of us take for granted. But if you really think of them as idiots and morons, you haven't been keeping your eye on the ball.

One could, however, argue that sacrificing ethics and self-respect for money is unwise, and a bad bargain. What value and purpose is left after sacrificing integrity? What's the price tag on self respect?

Somehow, I doubt that Darl spends much time worrying about that, though. Which makes him a tragic character, of sorts. Not that I'm wasting any tears, understand.

Reply Parent Score: 3