From: John P. Looney (john at domain antefacto.com)
Date: Thu 23 Aug 2001 - 19:16:22 IST
On Thu, Aug 23, 2001 at 04:37:55PM +0100, John Kelly mentioned:
> Apologies for not having seen this in the article.. I glanced through the
> interview, saw the quote "The Linux community is very vocal and for a
> while Linux was extremely trendy. I have the impression that Loki bought
> into the hype" and decided I had better things to read.
It's a developer whose company also bought into the hype, and thought he
could make money selling stuff.
> On a related note - does anyone know what the story with Loki actually is
> at this stage? I went to their website, and apart from a mis-dated news
> entry, everything looks hunky-dory.
Chapter 11 just means "We have a valid business plan. If all our
creditors ask for their money now, we'll go under and no one gets
A number of people have been laid off/owed wages, but it's likely they
will be paid later. So, they are downsizing. Basically, they bought
licenses to port games from companies, and were badly stung.
-- When I say 'free', I mean 'free': free from bond, of chain or command: to go where you will, even to Mordor, Saruman, if you desire. " -- Gandalf, paraphrasing the choice between Free and Non-free software
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