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Re: Will the EdgeClick Mobile App Platform Resurrect SCO?

  • Subject: Re: Will the EdgeClick Mobile App Platform Resurrect SCO?
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 15:29:48 +0100
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / ISBE, Manchester University / ITS
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__/ [ BearItAll ] on Thursday 10 August 2006 15:22 \__

> nessuno@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> Quote:
>> --------------
>> The SCO Group announced a developer program and key partnerships with
>> Microsoft, Palm and Day-Timers for its EdgeClick mobile app platform
>> this week. SCO is pursuing app mobilization after a slowdown in UNIX
>> server sales and a costly, ongoing legal battle with IBM.
>> -------------
>> End quote
>> http://www.adtmag.com/article.aspx?id=19047
>> Who would want to invest in SCO now?  Unless they had ulterior
>> motives...
> awww isn't that sad, he couldn't bring himself to put that dreaded Linux
> word into a list where it would so obviously fit.
>  "EdgeClick will allow developers to extend UNIX, Windows and Java
> applications to smart mobile devices, such as phones and PDAs, via a
> service-oriented architecture."
> I can't see something like this project proping sco up very well. It's
> hardly a new idea, maybe we should let them know that they are already one
> or two data comms specialists already out there in the real world. Oops I
> missed the word 'thousand' out there, sorry.
> This fight with IBM, its like the school fight that is very miss matched, a
> lad gets bopped on the nose, his mates help him up again, he gets bopped on
> the nose again. Sometimes, however cross you may feel about what the other
> lad said about your mother, it is wise to admit defeat while you still have
> a nose to bop, IMHO.

I fully agree.

It's funny to see these symbolic, aimless kicks from an admitted corpse. 

,----[ Quote ]
| "If people think SCO has gone crazy or 'MAD' it's now official,"
| McBride said.


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