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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • If SCO gets resoundingly slapped down by the time OSCON rolls around, it'd seem a bit like beating a dead horse. (Unless you have a Terribly Clever fallback plan, of course :)
    • by gnat (29) on 2003.05.30 12:22 (#20645) Journal
      Actually, I think the case exposes some weaknesses with open source software in the area of patents and PR. Who rebuts SCO claims if SCO goes after Linus instead of IBM? What legal position are the users and creators of open source software in with respect to patent claims?

      Even if this is all magically resolved by OSCON (and don't forget that lawyer time is the opposite of internet time), there's still a lot of post-mortem work to be done.

      --Nat