Subject: RE: Text of SCO's complaint
From: Nik Cubrilovic <>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2003 22:31:00 +1100 (EST)

> > 79.         In order to assure that the Linux operating system (and
> > other software) would remain free of charge and not-for-profit, GNU
> > created a licensing agreement entitled the General Public License (
> > GPL ).
> More specifically, the _GNU_ General Public License.


The GPL existed before Linux. The way their statement is worded, you
read it as if the GPL was created *in response to* the rise in
popularity of Linux.