[linux-elitists] [mds@hsmds2.prnewswire.com: SCO Suspends Distribution of Linux Pending Intellectual Property...]

Karsten M. Self kmself@ix.netcom.com
Thu May 15 11:32:54 PDT 2003


on Thu, May 15, 2003 at 08:18:00AM -0700, Alan DuBoff (aland@SoftOrchestra.com) wrote:
> On Thursday 15 May 2003 05:38, Shawn McMahon wrote:
> > Richard M. Stallman immediately declared their legal papers null and
> > void, as they used the terms "intellectual property", "users", and
> > "Linux operating system", instead of the more accurate "theft",
> > "oppressed workers", and "GNU/Linux operating system".  Chuckie the
> > BSD daemon could not be reached for comment[1].
> 
> Whoopee-doo...He should take legal counsel with him if he gets a subpoena 
> delivered to him, because this may be the first time the GPL has been tried 
> in court, 

Not strictly true.  The GPL made it to court in a case in the past
couple of years, but the judge told the parties to work it out among
themselves.

Moglen, OTOH, would be pheared in court.

> and his GNU/people-skills are not for GNU/$#!T.
> 
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> Alan DuBoff
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