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Re: [vox] [fwd] UUG SCO Protest

True enough, but MS tried to sue IBM and lost before they even filed.  
When you think of many of these firms, they play fast and loose and 
maverick.  IBM plays its very safe - so when they open up the guns, 
chances are you will not survive.

It will get worse before it gets better...but it will get better.


On Thu, 19 Jun 2003, Richard Crawford wrote:

> Micah wrote,
> > Yeah, that's pretty much how I see things, too. You'd think they'd've
> > studied their IBM history books, though :)
> McBride successfully sued Microsoft, and he successfully sued Ikon for
> several million dollars while he was working for them.  He may be looking
> at the history books and thinking that this may be his biggest challenge
> yet.
> However it turns out, the damage is already starting to be felt as some IT
> departments are starting to veer away from Linux because of potential IP
> problems.  This is gonna get worse before it gets better.
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