Yet another SCO e-mail comes to light

There are no follow-on suits, there is no second act to this drama, no sequel is in the works, the series is not being renewed.

SCO and Penguin

I don't care anymore. Do you?

OK, there remains a small press pack following the twists-and-turns of the SCO vs. IBM case. SCO says the latest revelations don't prove anything. IBM is keeping its mouth shut.

But frankly it doesn't matter. At some point the discovery process will end, the judge will issue an order, and we'll all go home.

The Linux kernel is safe. You're not going to be chewed-on by a pack of lawyers if you install GPL code. The air has gone out of the SCOX balloon. There are no follow-on suits, there is no second act to this drama, no sequel is in the works, the series is not being renewed.

When I ask, what happens next, I'm wondering what happens to the Utah technology sector, which has taken such a pounding with Novell leaving and SCO failing to win its case. I'm wondering what happens to sites like Groklaw, which have made their reputations following the case and now need a second act. I'm wondering about the GPL's own lawyers, and what the next version of the license might say, and what that might do to the Linux market.

I'm not wondering what will be the outcome of the suit, will people be able to use Linux safely, and do I need Linux "indemnity" insurance.

Are you?

Newsletters

You have been successfully signed up. To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center.
Subscription failed.
See All
See All