Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Apr 2007 21:29 UTC
Zeta A lot of things have happened in the past few days concerning Zeta, BeOS, and Haiku. In order to create some order in the chaos, Eugenia and I have created a rough timeline of what happened the past 6-7 years. Read on for the timeline and some more thoughts on the matter. Update: Magnusoft ceases distribution of Zeta. Update II: Access answered the questions posed in the article.
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RE: Comment by ormandj
by Vibe on Wed 4th Apr 2007 22:24 UTC in reply to "Comment by ormandj"
Vibe
Member since:
2007-03-12

What exactly is the point of this "timeline" and commentary? Another defense in disguise? That's what it sounds like. If you're attempting to bring the "other side of the story" to light, you might have wanted to wait until Bernd's official statement is out, joke as it might be.

Calm down dude. After Thom was all testy he's dished out a list of the key dirt on the Zeta affair. There's no need to flip into overdrive. Another reason to calm down is flipping out could give Bernd an edge before he's issued a statement. I don't trust that shady character or put anything past him. Give him one excuse to clam up or weasel out and don't be surprised if he grabs it with both hands.

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RE[2]: Comment by ormandj
by ormandj on Wed 4th Apr 2007 23:29 in reply to "RE: Comment by ormandj"
ormandj Member since:
2005-10-09

He's likely to do that (clam up) either way, he doesn't need an "excuse" - it's been his modus operandi for years. I'm anxiously awaiting his "statement". That said, I'll quit pointing out slants in articles, quit pointing out flaws in arguments, and in general let people be clowns. I've done enough commentary on this subject as it is, people have got to be getting tired of me parroting the same things over and over (no matter how true they are.) ;)

Somebody else want this torch? Looks like it's going to be burning for at least another week or two while Bernd talks with his "lawyer". ;)

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RE[3]: Comment by ormandj
by yahya on Thu 5th Apr 2007 13:28 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by ormandj"
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2007-03-29

Meanwhile there has been some sort of a statemend by Korz: On April 4th, the German IT news site Golem.de also reported on the story and approached Korz with an inquiry, presumably on the legality of ZETA.

Korz' response takes an even more bizarre turn than I had expected. He says, he was unable to comment because these issues were beyond his knowledge, since they were the business of yellowTAB with whom he is no longer involved and hasn't been for more than 12 month. yellowTAB, he says, is represented by the court-appointed insolvency administrator. See http://www.golem.de/0704/51528-2.html, last paragraph.

It looks like Korz is the Zaphod Beeblebrox type of personality. He cannot recall, what his former self, the then executive director of yellowTAB did.

And even though after the demise of yellowTAB he has continued to develop ZETA, he maintains, that he is unaffected by these legal issues.

Edited 2007-04-05 13:29

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