Re: "I'd love to hear from any Linux developers or users out there who have been tracking this case." -- Rick Merritt
I develop special purpose software on both UNIX and Linux and have been tracking this case and the related disputes between the litigious SCO and numerous other companies.
It has been a long process reaching this point in the case, and yet there will likely be many twists and turns yet to follow.
I should note that reckless persuit of an ill-conceived policy of litigation against its customers and partners that is still being persued in the courts by the former Linux distributor SCO -- once known as Caldera -- has turned this once fine company into an industry pariah with no potential for rehabilitation.
The SCO legal cases serve as examples of how NOT to do business.
I agree with "betajet" regarding the award-winning journalist Pamela Jones' website "groklaw.net" as the best complete source of information regarding the SCO vs. the World saga. The site is unabashedly pro-Linux, but for the 7 years of SCO litigation has maintained a remarkably high level of factual integrity and completeness.
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