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StuM
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      08-06-2003

> Lunix is no longer free.
>

It should be noted that only business are required to purchase a licence.
Not individuals.

But could this be the downfall of linux? Many independant companies trying
to protect their slice of the pie and turning a free open source OS into
something resembling MS software.

StuM.


 
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Jay
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      08-06-2003
StuM wrote:

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>> Lunix is no longer free.
>>

> It should be noted that only business are required to purchase a licence.
> Not individuals.
>
> But could this be the downfall of linux? Many independant companies trying
> to protect their slice of the pie and turning a free open source OS into
> something resembling MS software.


Oh yeah! Every one of those millions of people who have the latest
Linux source code are going to destroy it and buy something off SCO.

And every open source developer out there is going to suddenly stop
writing code and become a SCO employee.

 
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lily
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      08-06-2003

"StuM" <stum@_remove_this_dr.com> wrote in message
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> > Lunix is no longer free.
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> It should be noted that only business are required to purchase a licence.
> Not individuals.


Lunix is still free
http://hld.c64.org/poldi/lunix/lun_about.html
for all you C64 users out there.


 
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Nathan Mercer
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      08-06-2003

"StuM" <stum@_remove_this_dr.com> wrote in message
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> > Lunix is no longer free.
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> It should be noted that only business are required to purchase a licence.
> Not individuals.


SCOsource say you have to pay if you are using Linux for commercial
purposes. Individuals might fall into that category FWIW
http://www.sco.com/scosource/linuxlicensefaq.html


 
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lily
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      08-06-2003

"Nathan Mercer" <nathan@4757979!!!SPAMSUCKS****mcs.co.nz> wrote in message
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> "StuM" <stum@_remove_this_dr.com> wrote in message
> news:84_Xa.107098$(E-Mail Removed)...
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> > > Lunix is no longer free.
> > >

> > It should be noted that only business are required to purchase a

licence.
> > Not individuals.

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> SCOsource say you have to pay if you are using Linux for commercial
> purposes. Individuals might fall into that category FWIW
> http://www.sco.com/scosource/linuxlicensefaq.html
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>


Lets see if SCO has the balls to sue Disney first.
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstrac...AF0894DA404482


 
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Herman Wouk
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      08-06-2003
StuM allegedly said:

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>> Lunix is no longer free.
>>

> It should be noted that only business are required to purchase a licence.
> Not individuals.
>
> But could this be the downfall of linux? Many independant companies trying
> to protect their slice of the pie and turning a free open source OS into
> something resembling MS software.
>
> StuM.


It can't happen. The GPL makes that impossible.

That is WHY the SCO thing is pure manure: they released their own linux
under the GPL.

They can't take it back..and they can't lay claim to anyone else's either.

They also refuse to say what code is "infringing".

Pure FUD.
 
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