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From: "scott(dot)marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)ihs(dot)com>
To: Larry Rosenman <ler(at)lerctr(dot)org>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>,<pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: A dubious claim to fame ...
Date: 2004-02-19 16:35:03
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.33.0402190933380.6395-100000@css120.ihs.com (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 18 Feb 2004, Larry Rosenman wrote:

> 
> 
> --On Wednesday, February 18, 2004 21:14:33 -0500 Bruce Momjian 
> <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> 
> > Josh Berkus wrote:
> >> Folks,
> >>
> >> Looks like SCO is now bundling us with OpenWare:
> >> http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=SVBIZINK5.story&STORY=
> >> /www/ story/02-18-2004/0002112123&EDATE=WED+Feb+18+2004,+01:46+PM
> >>
> >> Guess all that debugging with 7.4 was good for something.
> >
> > For SCO, that's spelled OpenWarez.  :-)
> hehe.
> 
> I did tell you that this was coming.  UP4 for UnixWare has PG 7.3.4 (Yeah, 
> yeah, I know, timing).
> 
> They've been asking me pointed questions.
> 
> I consider it a good thing.
> 
> (Don't start on the Legal crap, ok?  I don't agree with their legal
> stuff, but that's not the engineers fault, and that's who I've
> been working with).

What's sad is that by the time the prospectors (Darl and company) get done 
with their pump and dump strategy, and IBM launches their counter-suit, 
the guys who made all the money will be long gone, while the company goes 
under from debts encurred in court, and the decent, hardworking guys who 
write code will be out of a job.

Sad.


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