Re: SCO's claims seem empty

From: Horst von Brand (
Date: Sun Jun 01 2003 - 19:03:58 EST

"Riley Williams" <Riley@Williams.Name> said:
> "Lionel Elie Mamane" <> said:

> > Might be related to
> ...
> >
> > It is unclear to me if the first link refers to a cease-and-desist
> > letter or a restraining order from a court. Maybe people that speak
> > German better than I do can tell us?
> Here's what BabelFish made of that page...although I'm none the wiser on
> that point...

Let me take a look...

It says SCO for now can't claim that Linux has being using protected Unix
code. If SCO goes on doing so, they might have to pay up to E250.000.- in
fines. The same goes for SCO Germany (due to a separate court decision in

This decision is in force until SCO shows evidence for their claims (as was
asked for by LinuxTag e.V.) [This I get from other stuff I've read about
the matter].

It goes on to describe SCO's woes, that MS gratefully supported SCO's
actions, and the suspicion that this is just in order to get bought up.

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