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Re: [opensuse] More fallout on the Novell <> MS Deal on /. and Groklaw
  • From: Graham Anderson <graham.anderson@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2006 19:10:12 +0000
  • Message-id: <200612061910.17340.graham.anderson@xxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 06 December 2006 12:35, James Knott wrote:
> Kai Ponte wrote:
> > Not to beat a dying horse, but this was too intersting to pass up and not
> > to pass on to you fine folks.
> >
> > Slashdot has an article linking to a groklaw piece on why they thing the
> > MS/Novell deal is very very bad.
> >
> > http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/12/06/0134211
> >
> > http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20061203015212989
> >
> > Now, whether PJ is just freaking out because of the SCO case or there is
> > clear and present danger to the Linux ecosystem I'm not sure at this
> > moment.
>
> I don't know all the details either. However, while I greatly respect
> PJ I suspect this time she's giving the impression that emotion is
> clouding her judgment, and making it difficult to determine if she is in
> fact correct. Some of what she has posted on this matter is incorrect.

Notwithstanding the very good coverage of SCO Vs IBM/Novell; she really should
stick to commenting on matters of law, not matters of technology which she
clearly has a piss poor understanding of.

Either that or the supposedly impartial Groklaw just let slip some bias after
all.

Take your pick...
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