Subject: Re: SCO's actions
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 05/15/2003 17:44:37
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On Thursday, 15 May 2003 at 10:00:33 +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Wed, 14 May 2003, Mike Cheponis wrote:
>> Does this affect NetBSD in any way:
> Aparently it's not the Linux kernel itself that infringes some patents,
> but rather some unnamed userland code. Given that most Linux distributions
> use GNU tools, it may be that that's what is affected - plain guessing
> from my side of course, but until they say what the real problem is, noone
> knows.

SCO's accusations are completely unfounded.  They might just as well
choose BSD, except that doesn't bring them as much publicity, and
anyway, it's been done :-)

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