From Bruce Perens:

For the past several months, Intel had been listed as "Gold Sponsor" of "SCO Forum 2003", SCO's Las Vegas trade show. Now, Intel appears to have quietly withdrawn its support for the show. SCO's web site, at , has replaced Intel with CRN as "Gold Sponsor. Press organizations like CRN generally don't have big bucks on hand for trade show sponsorship, and I surmise that they are listed there only as a place-holder to prevent embarassment for SCO.
HP is still listed as "Premier Sponsor" of the SCO event, despite criticism from just about everyone associated with Linux and Open Source.


Posted by jzawodn at August 13, 2003 02:59 PM

Reader Comments
# jr said:

SCO would like to announce that the new "Platinum Sponsor" for SCO Forum 2003 is Ralph Spoilsport's Used Cars and Taqueria. Although it may seem unusual that a technical forum be strongly sponsored by a company that believes you should be driving this creampuff '72 Pinto, but we at SCO feel that's where our product belongs. In the hands of the small business professional who is willing to give us money because he doesn't understand why. We're also very excited to announce that Our Keynote Speaker this year will be Rodney "Dude" Hampton who will talk about how SCO has improved his life as a Julienne Cut Tuber Culinist at Happy Burger.

on August 13, 2003 04:53 PM
# Kevin McAllister said:

As suggested on the linux-elitists mailing list, now is a good time to encourage HP to drop out as well:

on August 14, 2003 05:17 AM
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