[linux-elitists] Reading about the SCO stupidity on Slashdot..

Karsten M. Self kmself@ix.netcom.com
Fri Mar 7 09:51:38 PST 2003


on Fri, Mar 07, 2003 at 11:34:27AM -0500, Ron Guerin (ron@vnetworx.net) wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-03-07 at 11:03, Don Marti wrote:
> > The long-term effect here should be a disincentive to accept "Shared
> > Source" and other NDA-based access to code because of the risk of
> > tainting future projects.
> 
> I suspected this was exactly the case when Microsoft announced that few
> have shown any interest in their "Shared Source" program.

They said as much in the Netherlands slide show publicized on Slashdot
first week of January, though you have to read between the lines...

See:

    http://z.iwethey.org/forums/render/content/show?contentid=74770

Peace.

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