[TUHS] Why BSD didn't catch on more, and Linux did

Nemo cym224 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 8 05:31:21 AEST 2018

On 07/02/2018, Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> wrote (in part):
> As a minor footnote, I've always wonder about the SCO case being anything
> but a delay tactic against Linux.  Give the courts results from the AT&T
> vs. BSDi case, I'm personally surprised they got as far as they did.  I
> really would expected to be tossed out at the start (hut Im not a lawyer of
> course).   Clearly, the courts had declared that ideas were free and clear
> for anyone to use.   So how SCO could have claimed anything against anyone,
> I find hard to fathom.   Again the courts got it right​, but it took a loot of time
> and effort for then to decide something that the another court had already decided.​

The entire painful journey can be read on Groklaw and well worth
reading when you have a spare month or so.


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