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Dear Darl McBride, Over the past 12 months The SCO Group's lawsuit against IBM has spilled over into new territory. What was initially a contract dispute between IBM and The SCO Group has now mutated into a war of words between The SCO Group and the Linux community. I am tired of the conflict and I propose a truce; a way forward for both our organisations. Here are our terms of the truce: We fully recognize your right to defend your IP. We ask that you recognize our right to defend our IP. This means obeying the terms of our licenses. You must stop distributing Linux, Samba and GCC unless you are willing to agree to the terms of our General Public License (GPL). You must stop attacking the General Public License (GPL). You have spearheaded a massive publicity campaign to discredit our software license. You have used all communication channels available to you: the p... (more)

Linux Truce With SCO - Continued...

[This a follow-up to Nathan Hand's Proposal of Truce with SCO] Read LinuxWorld Feedback to date on Nathan Hand's proposal "The lawsuits will destroy The SCO Group, but the damage being inflicted on Linux must stop now."  "I think some people have been confused by my letter. Some people are accusing me of capitulating, of begging for defeat at the moment of victory, and even questioning my motives! I'd like to remind everybody that The SCO Group is not in litigation with the Linux community. The SCO Group is in litigation with IBM, Novell and Red Hat (and it seems certain that The... (more)