[Linux-aus] Re: [Talk] Re: SCO Linux kernel still being distributed
lloy0076 at adam.com.au
Sun Jul 27 14:15:01 UTC 2003
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> > This is passive distribution.
> Why the differentiation?
> If they do remove the source package, are we are able to raise that as
> a GPL violation to any effect?
If you modify the source and redistribute it you need to make it
available by reasonable means for 3 years after it...according to the
But we'd have to prove that SCO modified the source as opposed to SCO
were just a "mirror". Which is the crux of the problem.
SCO is dead. Unix (tm) is dead. Seriously. WHY THE DIGGINS would you buy
a TRADEMARK Unix when FreeBSD/Linux/NetBSD/OpenBSD will do just as good
Of course the Unix (tm) holders will fight back. So will Sun, HP and IBM
if they don't manage to position themselves in a position where they're
making profits otherwise.
NONE of the (tm) Unix holders or holders of any sort of Unix (tm)
licences are our friends. They WILL turn on us when the money runs out.
Get over it.
Who now has the strength to stand against
the armies of Isengard and Mordor?
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