Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 23rd Mar 2007 17:52 UTC, submitted by alexorizor
Zeta Bernd Korz has announced that the Zeta development team and Magnussoft are parting ways [German]. The team and Bernd will continue to develop Zeta, and the service pack (Zeta v1.51) will still be released in the coming weeks.
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by Yomama on Mon 26th Mar 2007 05:05 UTC
Yomama
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2005-07-21

If Mr. Korz would do illegal activities, Palm or the respective owner of the source code would have sued them by now. Since this hasn't happened yet we can assume he is doing it the legal way. I could be wrong but Yellowtab as a private company doesn't have to disclose anything in regards to the source code. However, since this issue comes up over and over I would probably release a statement to comfort my developers, current Zeta users as well as future customers. As I mentioned in my earlier post, I believe Yellowtab needs to rethink their Marketing Strategy to show the users they are here to stay.

aGNUstic: It's Deutsch not Deutch ;)

Edited 2007-03-26 05:07

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by Vibe on Mon 26th Mar 2007 05:46 in reply to "RE:"
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2007-03-12

If Mr. Korz would do illegal activities, Palm or the respective owner of the source code would have sued them by now. Since this hasn't happened yet we can assume he is doing it the legal way.

Not necessarily. Access is a Japanese company, and their animation industry has been incredibly slow to prosecute mass copyright infringement in overseas territories. Then there's the license dispute Bernd had with Gobe. He says, they say. My take is Bernd is manipulating grey areas, which is why no proof is forthcoming.

The parallels between this situation and the high profile insurance and pension scams of the 1980's and 1990's rings too clearly in my ears. Barlow Clowes bent the law and Maxwell pulled the charisma line, and we know how that ended. Publish the contract that Bernd claims gives him "rights", and the audit trail that shows where he got the source from.

So far, this is just embrassing. No proof can only make it worse.

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