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Re: [SLE] What is SuSE going to do about SCO?
  • From: Alex Daniloff <alex@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 May 2003 10:16:33 -0700
  • Message-id: <200305151716.h4FHGX310000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Unfortunately, winning and loosing in courts is not a matter of truth
and justice anymore, but deep pockets.

Alex

> My experiences with the legal system, especially as it pertains to
civil
> suits, is that the side with overwhelming legal resources wins. It
is
> hard for me to imagine that SCO has anywhere near the legal budget
that
> IBM has. Unless SCO has a hidden source of support, I think that
IBM
> will do the calculation of cost to chew up SCO in court versus the
cost
> of buyout and make the decision on a cost-benefit basis. But IBM
will
> make this decision, not SCO.
> Just my 2 cents.
>

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