Subject: Re: SCO's actions
To: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 05/23/2003 02:38:33
Greg 'groggy' Lehey said:

>BSD has already been to court and settled.

Doesn't mean SCO won't be fool enough to try it again.

>If you mean UNIX(tm), probably not much.  It will harm Linux, though
>it's not clear how much

It will harm the Linux resellers - Red Hat, etc.

>It will do NetBSD (and also FreeBSD and OpenBSD) a *lot* of good.  I
>can't say I'm happy how it came to be, but I'm sure that lots of
>people will look for alternatives.

Maybe. You're average IT suit can't tell a Linux from a NetBSD from a Solaris.

I'd hate to see this work out to Billy Gates advantage.

Rick Kelly