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Old 07-22-2003, 12:20 AM   #1
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SCO Planning on going after End Users


I know this keeps coming up but what does SCO think they are going to accomplish by trying to get end users to pay for the right to use Linux, without giving any proof of the SO CALLED INTELLECTUAL INFRINGEMENTS !!!

I just finished reading this article SCO take aim at Linux Users and had to vent Sorry

Whatever happened to SCO who use to have their own version of Linux out there, where this so called copied code could have come from ??

Thanks for listening, I'm just getting tired of seeing the end user get pulled into this fray.

Oh well this doesn't change my mind I'm still going to run solely Linux on my Laptop and not worry about this whole SCO issue until some proof is released, I will not return to Windoze.

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Old 07-22-2003, 01:27 AM   #2
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theres another good place to vent:
http://www.sco.com/company/feedback/index.html
by phone: 801-765-4999
by fax: 801-765-1313

go ahead...tell them what you think..
 
Old 07-22-2003, 08:33 AM   #3
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Please try to search before posting these types of threads. We already have a dozen or so SCO threads discussing what they doing.

Moved also as these discussions belong in the General forum.
 
Old 07-22-2003, 09:10 AM   #4
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If somebody do not stop them, they will destroy Linux which is growing really fast... I think it's time to dress up our Linux T-Shirts and go out the streets, stop traffic and stuff like that
 
Old 07-22-2003, 09:38 AM   #5
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on the other hand it could prove beneficial to linux if and when they lose. you know cause like right now some people/buisinesses might be getting a little nervous but then when sco loses and it all blows over it will likely create some more media attention and everyone who uses it now will say 'whew' and people who dont use it yet will say' i need to find out what all this hubbub is about, where do i get me some linux?'
 
Old 07-22-2003, 10:22 AM   #6
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I hope you are right Brain Drop... they have to fall. It's always like that you know, when something starts to get really good, someone wants to take it over and make hells of money with it . Sad we all became slaves of money...
 
Old 07-22-2003, 05:56 PM   #7
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If they are going to send their goons door to door to root :-) out Linux users, would you tell them to give me a few minutes please. I am still reloading....... ;-)
 
Old 07-22-2003, 11:25 PM   #8
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Personally Im offended, I really am. Come on, M$ and SCO want a monopoly, nothing more. When, please, tell me, when did sco write linux?
 
Old 07-25-2003, 09:52 AM   #9
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Angry Angervent: SCO, you'r outa your mind!!

Hopefull this post does not get erased for profanity, but I am just venting my anger about SCO (you can understand that, don't you?)

Damn, this SCO business is pissing me OFF!!!

I keep reading these headlines and it makes me boil! Who the hell do they think they are, SCO?

Stop the crap! You have no claims whatsoever in Linux. POINT!!!

I have to say that nothing annoys me so much these days as that st**** face of this CEO, smug and confident....

Gosh, I feel like cuting out the pictures and play darts with it, that will releave some of my aggravation!

And what makes me furious most?

You know what?
These damn stoopid @##@#@###@!!! articles of writers all around the globe that say things like
"Let's see what is going to happen, if SCO would be right the linux blablablablabla....."

It makes me furious to read that just somebody ASSUMES the POSSIBILITY that they could be right. SCO will never win, they are just dead wrong, no argument possible.
Gosh...... Gotta watch my bloodpressure. Anybody that knows me and has read my posts here, knows that I am as peacefull as a lamb. But this SCO dung!!!

Just needed to vent my anger, especially about these idiots that believe it (companies, individuals, journalists) that SCO might have a claim.
NONSENSE!!!

I say this and anyone that wants to join me:
I will open a bottle when I read the news of SCO's bankrupcy!!

And for the end, something to relax and laugh:
A magazine wrote that it could be a possibility that RedHat will buy SCO. YEAH, right!!! ;-))
 
Old 07-25-2003, 03:23 PM   #10
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I can't say I'm not worried. You know, M$ is taking a more serious attitude now, finally trying to show the advantages of Windows instead of flame Linux calling it a "Cancer" as they did.

In the world we are living, we can sue anybody for any reason we want. To win, is a totally different thing. Personally, I don't think that SCO can win anything. But if, if they do... They will kill Linux. Simple as that. Just think: If they beat IBM, they will go after another popular distro (my guess is RedHat). eventually, they will go after other distros and Linux users. Peoples will get really annoyied of it (Linux users, gigants as RedHat and all Linux programers around won't invest in another monopoly ). SCO will also dissapear after that taking Linux/Unix and "their" code to the deeps of the sea and M$ will rule with a new OS... With Linux dead and nobody really "likes" Apple (price, hard to find softwares in most stores and etc), at least, not home users, so there'll be no competition against M$. That's what I think will happen if they win... but I don't believe they will. It's not easy to win a process today and takes sooooooo long time that a lot of things might change in the mean time as well. I would not worry about it ... unless, they get the bucks from IBM

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Old 07-25-2003, 04:20 PM   #11
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I would switch to bsd if that would happen. And I think with me alot of other people.
Or to hurd, if it finally gets ready (if at all)
 
Old 07-25-2003, 04:35 PM   #12
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Smile Germans Tackle McBride the Bully

Here is some good news.

Tarent Seeks Contempt Order Against SCO
http://www.mozillaquest.com/Linux03/...n_Story01.html

German Penguins Launch Successful Counter-Attack in SCO vs Linux War
http://www.mozillaquest.com/Linux03/...n_Story01.html
 
Old 07-25-2003, 05:53 PM   #13
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Nice touch Mathieu

I kinda liked the second report the most . Thanks for the links...
 
  


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