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Re: [seul-edu] Some ideas to consider

SCO is claiming that IBM and/or other entities released their code into
Linux.  They did not and so the GPL does not apply.  The GPL also does not
provide any warranties or protection to end users, even from patent or
copyright disputes.  This makes the end user entirely liable for lawsuits.
One of IBM's conter-claims against SCO is that they violated the GPL.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Khawar Nehal" <khawar@atrc.net.pk>
To: <seul-edu@seul.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 10, 2003 2:43 PM
Subject: Re: [seul-edu] Some ideas to consider

> This is something new.
> You are saying SCO claims making changes to the kernel.
> Up to now I though they just added a few utilities.
> For your kind information there something called the GNU Public license
> and Linux happens to be copyrighted under it.
> That means simply that Linux Torvalds and GNU have complete rights to
> get the source code to whatever modifications SCO or anyone else may
> have made to the Kernel.
> End of case.
> Will someone please take a look at the License of Linux.
> BTW if someone doesn't know about Opensource how would they know about
> SCO.
> The whole case is against SCO from the start due to GNU. Does anyone
> know of anything which SCO can say to defend itself in any court ?