SCO suit

Sam Pikesley samdavidpikesley at
Tue Jun 24 14:18:14 BST 2003

 --- Pete French <pete at> wrote: > >

> In fact I think I'd be disappointed if IBM wasnt
> guilty - the idea that
> they have been freeing up bits of UNIX  by putting
> thme into Linux is quite
> appealing somehow. Wasnt the whole impetus behind
> all of this, from
> Minix onwards, that we all wanted UNIX to be free ?
> If somebody achieves this
> by illegal means, and then uses its huge bulk to
> crush the legal copyright
> owners when they try and sue, then part of me is
> pretty happy about that.

Are you sure? What you describe here sounds a great
deal like Microsoft trying to (illegally) corner the
Web Browser market, and then using their huge bulk to
crush Netscape when they had the temerity to

> :-)
> -bat.
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