Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 3rd Oct 2006 18:35 UTC, submitted by anonymous
SCO, Caldera, Unixware Novell appears to be attempting to cut off SCO's lifeline to its cash reserves. By not focusing on the arguments over who owns what in Unix but instead hammering on the far more simple matter of SCO not living up to its business contract, Novell hopes to put a quick end to SCO and its seemingly endless Linux litigation.
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RE: Out of their league
by walterbyrd on Tue 3rd Oct 2006 23:34 UTC in reply to "Out of their league"
walterbyrd
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2005-12-31

When scox planned the lawsuit, scox had a market-cap of less than $10 million - not nearly enough to fund this sort of lawsuit. So it would it seem that scox was out of their leage.

But, after msft and sun arranged about $100 million to finance the scam, that all changed.

This is really about msft trying to intimidate other companies into 1) not using linux and 2) not contributing to linux.

When IBM started contributing to linux is when msft got POed.

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