[linux-elitists] Help request -- terminology for Caldera FUD tactics

Jon Carnes jonc@nc.rr.com
Mon Jun 30 08:22:15 PDT 2003


How about a quote:
"The great mass of people will more easily fall victim to a big lie than
to a small one." Adolf Hitler

On Mon, 2003-06-30 at 01:12, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> I'm trying to find a good word/phrase to describe what Caldera/SCO and
> its press organs are doing currently regarding GNU/Linux and allegations
> of copyright infringement.
> 
> First it was "favor currying publicity stunts" 
> 
>     http://twiki.iwethey.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/SCOvsIBMResources#Favor_currying_Publicity_Stunts
> 
> Now it's argument by repetition of "What if SCO is right?".  My favorite
> response (not sure if it was Slashdot, LinuxToday, LWN, or Newsforge)
> was "What if SCO is right about _what_?", given that the story has
> changed, and been vague, from day one.
> 
> So:  something to capture this whole tarring the GNU/Linux community by
> SCO in a topic?
> 
> Peace.




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