SCO Does Neat U-turn on GPL

http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=11057 Reader email shows that SCO-Caldera changed their policy about GPL quickly, documents this with quote from SCO website: this material is provided AS-IS and at no charge. [The Inquirer] Making corrections. Sorry connections Linux is only half the story Says Microsoft peddles smut People want less wasteful data centres Extreme unlocking with AMD Overdrive Jeff Bezos goes on hard sale CPU might have a use after all Taiwanese outfit writes $215 million cheque Core i7 plays
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