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Health Break
Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 01:56 PM EST

As you know, I have been sick more than once recently. I don't seem to be getting back on my feet the way I'd normally expect, and so after some thought I've decided to take a little break from doing Groklaw, just until I get my strength back. I don't think I can do both at the same time.

I can't predict exact dates, because what I really need is a real vacation and time to just do nothing until I fully am myself again. I've done almost 3,000 articles on pretty much a daily basis, with a lot of time stress, since mid-May of 2003, and I think I'm a bit worn out, between SCO and the ODF thing.

So I hope you'll forgive me while I kick back, put my feet up, and snooze a while. I'll be back as soon as I can. I love doing Groklaw. Meanwhile, you can post here as usual, and if you run out of space, Mathfox will give you more. I know you know the ground rules, and I'll see you as soon as I can. Then I'll hop back on my horsie and we'll start galloping forward again.

Love, PJ


  


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Health Break
Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 02:08 PM EST
Get well soon. xxxxxxxxxxxx

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Health Break
Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 02:10 PM EST
Will look for you to come riding over the hill to slay the SCO dragon.

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Health Break
Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 02:12 PM EST
You go Girl!!

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Health Break
Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 02:15 PM EST
Groklaw is a wonderful thing, but you should take care of your health first!
We'll be here when you get back.

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Health Break
Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 02:18 PM EST
Take your time PJ get your health back soon, you deserve a break. I'mm sure SCo
will keep us well occupied in the meantime, but too many eyes are watching them

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  • Health Break - Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 02:36 PM EST
  • Health Break - Authored by: kattemann on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 02:58 PM EST
Guest Writers might be able to take up the slack... Please rest PJ!
Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 02:24 PM EST
Get your rest PJ... get well.

Guest Writers might be able to take up the slack...

Anyone have any suggestions?

I got a suggestion, For one, I think that an article from Brian Cantwell Smith on what he thinks of software patents would be wonderful.  In case you missed his talk that was part of the C-SPAN and Library of Congress "Digital Future Series" here is the link to the series!  What is digital is related to what is, and is not (most in congress look at digital as the whole, and not the reality that digital is just another marketing term)!

see:  http://www.c-span.org/co ngress/digitalfuture.asp
You do need RealPlayer to view the posted segments.

 This on is great (they all are, but this one if tied into logic of software patents is really good stuff):

"Monday, January 31
Brian Cantwell Smith, dean of the Faculty of Information Studies at the University of Toronto Smith, the author of "On the Origin of Objects," combines degrees in computer science and philosophy and is an expert on the interdisciplinary convergence brought about by digitization. His talk is titled, "And Is All This Stuff Really Digital After All?"

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Just do it!
Authored by: freeio on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 02:27 PM EST
Forgiven? There is not any need to do that, because you haven't done anything
wrong. As someone who has been very, very sick for the last couple of years, I
completely understand.

Consider yourself very much appreciated and loved by those who have followed
your site for the last several years. Now take the time necessary to get better.
Please?

---
Tux et bona et fortuna est.

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  • Just do it! - Authored by: Anonymous on Thursday, February 15 2007 @ 04:00 AM EST
Health Break
Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 02:29 PM EST
And well deserved it is too, you've made far too many posts at crazy hours all
days of the week, go have a break and come back refreshed and ready to enjoy
life again.

You've got us all well and truly hooked now, we'll be patient waiting for our
next installment ;-)

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You know young lady...
Authored by: WirelessComGuy on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 02:31 PM EST
<VoiceTone=Fatherly>
You know young lady, we've told you before to watch your health...

<VoiceTone=Normal>
PJ, I suspect that I'm not the only one that will be happy to see that you are
taking some real time off. If you live in a cold climate, perhaps a short trip
to someplace warm would be good. Someplace you can go walk around and enjoy the
world a bit. See you when you come back.

Eric

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Health Break
Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 02:41 PM EST

You will be missed,
so I might say
"get well soon",
but it's more important
to get well good.

Cheers!

bjd


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Health Break
Authored by: rsteinmetz70112 on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 02:47 PM EST
Take care of yourself and have a nice vacation. Go shopping for the Red Dress.
We'll be here when you're ready to start up again.

---
Rsteinmetz - IANAL therefore my opinions are illegal.

"I could be wrong now, but I don't think so."
Randy Newman - The Title Theme from Monk

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Absolutely, with our best wishes PJ!
Authored by: bjnord on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 02:52 PM EST
Thanks for the years of energy you've poured into Groklaw so faithfully; we have
learned so much. No need to apologize. Rest!

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PJ, On a WELL Deserved Vacation!
Authored by: rsi on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 02:53 PM EST
No one needs to be forgiven for taking a vacation, ESPECIALLY you!

Please take a rest, go sit on a beach down in Bermuda, Hawaii, or just sit at
home with your feet up! Wherever, and however pleases you most!

We will all be here when you come back. Meanwhile, if there is anything that I
or any of the rest of the "Crew" can do for you, just ask!

Enjoy!!!

Rick

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kick back...
Authored by: Latesigner on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 03:00 PM EST
Go some place warm and sunny!

---
The only way to have an "ownership" society is to make slaves of the rest of us.

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Health Break
Authored by: PolR on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 03:03 PM EST
I will join the choir and wish you the best of vacations. But I suspect this
rest is not a real vacations because recovering health is not exactly fooling
around in the wilderness.

Get well. Health is the most important thing.

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Health Break
Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 03:07 PM EST
So I hope you'll forgive me while I kick back,

As others already have stated: No we won't- ;D As there's no need for you to ever ask us to give you permission to take a break. Get well soon, Pamela - and don't you worry about Groklaw. Don't stress and please - please take a long vacation. Two weeks minimum. (IANAD) We Love You.

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  • Health Break - Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 03:28 PM EST
Off-Topic Here
Authored by: nerd6 on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 03:32 PM EST
For all those non-health related posts... e.g. SCO or other irrelevancies.

Provide clickable links if you know how - select HTML Formatted for Post Mode
and write your link as follows: <a
href="http://www.example.com/">Like this</a>

Cheers!

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SHOW US THE CODE
Authored by: cybervegan on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 03:33 PM EST
Take a break, You deserve it, PJ. It's been a long stretch.

No-one will think the less of you for it - everyone needs a break now and then.

Here's something totally off-topic that's been buzzing round my head for a while
(since you suggested doing it). Probably a bit late, but here it is anyway:

SHOW US THE CODE v0.9
================
show us the code, show us the code
SHOW US THE CODE
show us the code, show us the code
SHOW US THE CODE

you say we took something of yours (show us the code)
you say that we put it into something of ours (show us the code)
didn't take us long to figure out (there is no code)

'cause it's a shakedown
it's just an almighty bluff
where's your evidence?
where's your millions of lines?

show us the code, show us the code
SHOW US THE CODE
show us the code, show us the code
SHOW US THE CODE

we're sick of you now (show us the code)
we won't take any more (show us the code)
don't think we're easy (just show us the code)

guess it's the stock plan
guess it's the bottom line
you never really thought
that we'd disprove all your lies

show us the code, show us the code
SHOW US THE CODE
show us the code, show us the code
SHOW US THE CODE

'cause now your future's laid out (show us the code)
you know you'll never will show us the code
didn't take us long to figure out (there is no code)

show us the code, show us the code
SHOW US THE CODE
show us the code, show us the code
SHOW US THE CODE

you know it's over
you know you're out of control
and now the courtroom's
the last place you want to be

show us the code
show us the code
show us
show us
you can't show us the code

============

Dedicated to PJ. You know what you've done is so important, and we thank you
from the bottom of our hearts.

It's no masterpiece but if anyone wants to help improve it, you're welcome to do
so.

regards,
-cybervegan

---
Software source code is a bit like underwear - you only want to show it off in
public if it's clean and tidy. Refusal could be due to embarrassment or shame...

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Honor to you, PJ
Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 03:34 PM EST
I have been lurking here for about half a year, and I would like to wish you
good luck. You run a wonderful site, you're obviously a wonderful person, and
you deserve time off. God bless you.

Erik.

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Health Break
Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 03:39 PM EST
Get better!

I just hope that nothing too exicting happens while you're gone, like SCO filing
another Overlength, Counter Rebuttal Reply to a Motion for Partial or Full
Summary Judgement against SCO's Counter-Counter Claim Reply Motion. With an
additional Discovery Request, on the side.

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Health Break
Authored by: BC on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 03:44 PM EST
PJ,

Even in the first summer of Groklaw we wondered how you could keep up such
a pace. Like Lou Gehrig you never seem to miss a day without putting up
something of importance or interest. It's a feat that I doubt I could match.
We admire you for this dedication and maintaining a fair and balanced outlook
while doing so. I will miss you greatly while you're on vacation, but I will be
happy the whole time. You've earned a break. More importantly, we all want
many more years of your insights, and for that you need to have some down time.
If the future maybe we should expect and insist you take vacations like the rest
of us mortals :)

Hope you feel better soon, and have a good time off.
-Brian

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    Health Break
    Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 03:50 PM EST
    Get well PJ... seeing as how things are going... sure there might be some
    interesting stuff... but it'll all be here when you get back. :)

    Of course if you are reading this, it isn't that much of a vacation is it?

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    Health Break
    Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 03:50 PM EST
    Uhmmm...just a thought. Maybe you shouldn't take a trip on any ocean liners.

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    Health Break - Yo PJ
    Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 03:51 PM EST
    PJ,

    You take care of yourself. I have greatly enjoyed reading your articles
    since the beginning of all this. Right when you were getting going on Groklaw,
    there was an article on Slashdot quoting it. I have been a fan ever since. Get
    well, and take care.

    Dave

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    A wise decision
    Authored by: tiger99 on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 03:52 PM EST
    PJ, your health matters far more than Groklaw, so please really do have a good, well-deserved rest, for as long as you need, plus a bit more.

    We all do look forward to your return, but only when you are absolutely sure you are really fit and well.

    Take care, relax and enjoy life for a while. Maybe a vacation somewhere nice, and warm.....

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    Delegation
    Authored by: StormReaver on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 03:53 PM EST
    I think Groklaw has grown large enough that PJ needs
    someone to whom she can delegate more responsibilities.
    It is unfortunate that PJ's skills and talents are
    difficult to reproduce.

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    Health Break
    Authored by: seeks2know on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 03:54 PM EST
    PJ,

    May God speed you back to full health.




    ---
    There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it
    steadily."
    -- George Washington

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    Get Well Soon :)
    Authored by: SilverWave on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 03:57 PM EST
    Best Wishes

    ---
    Ubuntu is like a breath of fresh air after the smog.
    Free yourself
    Y1 Use foss apps as replacements ff tb ooo
    Y2 Ubuntu dual boot
    Ubuntu user as of 181206

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    Health Break
    Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 04:11 PM EST
    Enjoy your break!
    A mental health week or month can be great from time to time.

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    Health Break
    Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 04:17 PM EST
    Dear PJ,

    I've been reading you and checking in on Groklaw for years now, it seems. It's
    been fun noticing that the computer press here in Norway is reading Groklaw too;
    when you post a major event it is usually reported very soon.

    Now, take care of yourself, God bless, and welcome back in a month or two. I'll
    be wathcing this space!

    Håkon K.

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    Sick (Ugh!)
    Authored by: Observer on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 04:24 PM EST
    Well, I know a little about what you are feeling -- at least the sick part. Seems like there's a bug going around that just hangs on forever. It's not bad enough to really feel like you can take a sick day, but you just feel like you're operating on 3/4 power. Only way to shake it is to "kick back and sleep a little."

    So, maybe it's time for the rest of us to take a step back and let you get some rest. It really sucks when you're running a one-man-show (or one-woman-show) because you feel like the world will fall apart if you take some time off. Then, something knocks you off your feet, and you find that we really can survive on our own for a while. ;-)

    Hope you feel back up to full strength soon!!

    ---
    The Observer

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    SCO is your friend here...
    Authored by: erem on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 04:31 PM EST
    Take care girl, and rest assured that SCO will drag it out just so much longer
    till you are on you horse again! No fun in just laying down for a snooze, waking
    up, to find SCOX back at US$120 a share, pulling lincense fees from your
    distro... [evil grin]

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    Health Break
    Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 04:39 PM EST
    PJ - I have used Groklaw to stay on top of things during my cancer treatment.
    Getting well is the only important thing for you to do, no matter what the
    nature of your illness. You will be missed while you are gone, and welcomed
    warmly when you return. All of the other good folks who contribute will keep the
    faith, and keep up your good deeds. God speed...

    Mike

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    New postings on PACER - I can get 'em if needed
    Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 04:42 PM EST
    Somebody may already be lined up for this; but if not I've got the OK to use my
    firm's logon - I work for a legal firm in IT.

    And I've got the Pacer Primer that PJ wrote a while back.

    If someone, Mathfox?, wants to let me know and maybe set up a separate main
    article for this I'll be happy to keep an eye on the postings and grab them.

    Of course, they won't come with the incisive (para-)legal commentary that PJ
    does so well!


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    Health Break
    Authored by: Sean DALY on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 04:52 PM EST
    Your article-or-two-a-day rhythm, all too often posted in the wee hours of the
    morning, can only take its toll.

    You deserve a rest, and by that I mean a long one if necessary.

    My rule of thumb when doing R&R from an illness is to not return the day I
    feel stronger again, but a few days later. And I am also very fortunate to be
    able to take several vacations every year. I hope you give yourself time to
    recover, *plus* a vacation. It can only do you good.

    Get well soon.

    Sean.

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    Health Break
    Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 04:56 PM EST
    I always thought it was a good idea if most of us did not know exactly who you
    are or where you live. This affords you the privacy and anonymity you need and
    deserve, and allows Groklaw to stand on the merits of its content.

    Now, however, I wish I did know exactly who you are and where you live, because
    I'd like to come over there and care for you until you are well again.

    Please nurse yourself carefully back to health; you have the well-being of one
    of the world's greatest journalists in your keeping.

    -Wang-Lo.

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    PJ = One smart lady
    Authored by: hardmath on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 05:22 PM EST

    My folks taught me it is better to be rich and healthy than sick and poor.
    Start with the basics... you are worthwhile!

    Keepin' ya in my prayers,
    hardmath


    ---
    So, if you're at a party, and the question comes up, "Is there a UFD that is
    neither Noetherian nor Artinian?", you can say yes.
    -- Karl Dahlko

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      Get well!
      Authored by: Atticus on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 05:23 PM EST
      PJ,
      We all want the best for you! Take care of yourself and come back when you can.
      It sounds like IBM has the SCO situation under control, and the various members
      of ISO have the ODF/Office Format situation under control. :-) We'll miss you
      but look forward to your return!

      Love,
      Atticus

      ---
      --
      -Atticus (who is not a lawyer :-) aka Mike Schwager)

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      Health Break
      Authored by: entre on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 05:49 PM EST
      Take a vacation and get well soon, gain some energy for the final show later
      this year!

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      Health Break
      Authored by: bberrign on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 05:57 PM EST
      Gosh! Dear Lady it distresses me to hear you may have
      been burning the candle from both ends, with all your
      wonderful work. I do hope you can get totally away from
      the stress for as long as is needed, and i wish you a
      restful break and a full recovery. You will be greatly
      missed, but more appreciated. Best hugs, PJ.

      ---
      PJ and Groklaw are a brilliant ray of light in the dark!

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      Health Break
      Authored by: mtew on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 06:12 PM EST
      Please take care. You might start with a few nights of sleep and a 'cat nap'
      whenever you feel down. Make sure you get enough fluids.

      If you continue to have problems and can not sleep, a visit to an M.D. is
      probably in order. If you do see a doctor, it would be helpful to keep a diary
      of everything you eat and drink for a couple of days before your visit. Also
      write down anything else you think is important. Doctors are notorious for how
      little time they spend with each patient so you have to be prepared to make the
      best use of the time they give you.

      Someone suggested that you see a 'shrink', but that should only be done if you
      think it might be helpful. They can only help if you really want and need help.

      ---
      MTEW

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      Health Break
      Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 06:19 PM EST
      PJ, last August I found out I have colon cancer. In September I began radiation
      and chemotherapy. After losing about 30 pounds from the treatments, I traveled
      to New Orleans in October for surgery. That took three and a half feet of large
      intestines out.
      I returned home from NO in late October with a drain still in me for fluid
      draining into my abdomen. When I went back to NO in November to have the drain
      removed, the doctors found a leak at the top and bottom of my resection, put two
      more drains in and put me back into the hospital for eleven more days. I lost
      another fifty pounds and was so emaciated they had to resort to feeding me
      through a tube in my arm.
      When they got my weight stabilized, they sent me home with all three drains in
      and told me if the drainage didn't stop, they'd have to open me back up.
      Luckily, within three weeks my most of my fluid was clear and the bulk of it had
      dried up.
      Another trip to New Orleans and they finally removed all the drains and tubing.
      I was put on an ice cream and cake diet in hopes of getting my weight back up,
      which helped me gain thirty pounds back.
      I returned to work in late December and my chemotherapy port was removed from my
      chest in January. I am scheduled for a followup PET scan and CTscan this
      Wednesday to see if any cancer cells are left.

      I've posted this to let you know you must take care of yourself, or you can't
      help anyone else. It takes 100% effort to fight a bad physical or emotional
      situation. Anything less is asking for trouble. It can be done and I'm proof of
      that.

      Here it is six months later and I've been so bad off, people who saw me in
      November thought I wasn't going to last another week. That's how bad I was, so
      you can do it, but it takes dedication and lots of personal attention to
      yourself. Now I'm working full time, jogging and riding my bike again.

      Oh, and the tumor they found was four inches by three inches.

      Take care and I'll be checking in to see when you give an update. Best wishes.

      OldNetAdmin


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      Health Break
      Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 06:38 PM EST
      Good luck, not many people single handedly change the direction of the computer
      industry. You really have done something to admire.

      CrazyEngineer

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      Can PJ sue SCO ...
      Authored by: DodgeRules on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 06:45 PM EST
      Pj, I certainly hope that you feel better real soon.

      To the rest of the readers, can PJ now sue SCO for contributing to her declining
      health? If they hadn't played games for so long, this would all be over by now
      and PJ would have had time to take a proper vacation without having to try to
      keep SCO honest. (chuckle)

      And think of how the rest of us feel now. With PJ taking time off (and PJ, it
      is WELL DESERVED time off), the rest of us will go into withdrawals. ;-)

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      Health Break
      Authored by: nowster on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 07:04 PM EST
      Don't think of it as a health break, but rather as filing for extra
      self-discovery. :-)

      Get well soon.

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      Health Break
      Authored by: chris_bloke on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 07:05 PM EST

      PJ, go take care of yourself, that's an order, your health is far more important!

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      Time to
      Authored by: The Mad Hatter r on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 07:30 PM EST


      Break out the Chicken soup!

      Take care.



      ---
      Wayne

      http://urbanterrorist.blogspot.com/

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      Best Wishes and.......
      Authored by: morven24 on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 07:32 PM EST
      Get Well Soon and don't worry we'll all still be here when you gat back.

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      Health Break
      Authored by: brendthess on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 07:36 PM EST
      You deserve it.

      Take a break, get some rest, get better, and only come back when you're ready.
      We'll survive.....somehow....

      :-)

      ---
      I am not even vaguely trained as a lawyer. Why are you listening to me?

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      Health Break
      Authored by: brooker on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 07:40 PM EST
      Dear PJ,

      A vacation for you is long overdue and more than earned!!

      Just overseeing my own small business every day often leaves me feeling
      exhausted and horribly stressed, though I love what I do very much. I used to
      think that I was letting others down if I took time for myself and continued to
      work nights and weekends for nearly 3 years.

      Last year my health finally deteriorated to the point where taking a rest was no
      longer a matter of choice. These days I am still working long hours, but have
      learned that when I take regular breaks I actually get more work done and can
      solve problems faster than when I push too hard.

      Sometimes a girl's just gotta stop and smell the roses :o)

      I've often wondered where you get your energy, because the schedule you've
      maintained and the amount of work you've done for all these years has been
      absolutely, stunningly amazing.

      If you walked away from Groklaw tomorrow, it would still stand as an incredible
      learning site. A person could peruse the many articles and pages every single
      day, for years to come, and still always learn something new. It's a body of
      work to be truly proud of.

      I'd like to join all of the other Groklaw members in sending you heart-felt Get
      Well Wishes, and warm Thank Yous for all you've done. Your hard work is
      appreciated more than you can ever know.

      (sending LOTS of smiles too! :o)

      brooker

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      • Health Break - Authored by: webster on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 12:15 AM EST
      • Health Break - Authored by: Anonymous on Monday, February 12 2007 @ 08:33 AM EST
      About time too
      Authored by: hardcode57 on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 08:14 PM EST
      In the early days, I remember people remonstrating with you when we saw the
      posting times of articles and we could tell you'd pulled yet another
      all-nighter.

      When you come back, will you _promise_ to schedule proper breaks for yourself
      and stick to them, come what may? Please?

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      • Seconded.... - Authored by: tiger99 on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 06:08 AM EST
        • Thirded (nit) - Authored by: Anonymous on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 09:04 AM EST
      You need the Kona Village Resort (Hawaii)
      Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 08:15 PM EST
      PJ,

      The perfect place for you right now is the "Kona Village Resort" on
      the Big Island of Hawaii. It is designed specifically for this kind of
      "disconnect and relax" type of break you need.

      They do not allow cell phones or computers there, and there are no TV's or land
      phone lines to the private hales (huts) you reside in. It really is a time to
      disconnect from technology and re-energize.

      The hales are raised off the beach, and are beautiful!

      Some interesting stuff:
      - It is owned by Ty Warner (the guy who become a billionaire from selling
      "Beanie Babies")
      - This is the place that Steve Jobs went to, to ponder if he should take over
      the reins of Apple again

      - Turtles sun themselves on the beach there almost everyday
      - Food is *fantastic* and plentiful
      - Reading a good book on the hammock outside your private hale is truly a
      relaxing experience


      ==========
      http://www.KonaVillage.com

      Description:
      Private thatched-roof cottages open to the beach and lush lagoons on the Kona
      Coast. Meals and activities included.

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      Health Break
      Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 08:16 PM EST
      Get well soon! Work will be waiting, your health may not and is invaluable; to
      you, and to us. :)

      JAM

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      Health Break
      Authored by: deww on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 08:22 PM EST
      As always, your health comes first. We are forever grateful for all your hard
      work that you have been in to this site. Rest well! :-)

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      Get well soon....
      Authored by: bigbert on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 08:48 PM EST
      .... and while you're taking some time off, get that Red Dress sorted. Somehow I
      think you're going to need it soon... :-)

      ---

      --------------------------
      Surfus, ergo sum.

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      Best wishes from Old Europe
      Authored by: doughnuts_lover on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 08:52 PM EST
      Dear PJ,

      take care and refuel your energy.
      Groklaw has wrecked SCO's ship.
      It will go down by its own weight.
      So lean back and enjoy!

      --d_l

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      Health Break
      Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 09:07 PM EST
      PJ I wish I had a place to offer for you to convalesce. I worry that you are
      cooped up some where in an unhealthy environment with no one to take care of
      you. I thought I heard that you live some where with harsh winters. Would you be
      up for travel to a relaxing destination?

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      Bit of Humor
      Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 09:14 PM EST
      Hmm two pieces of news today -
      1)Microsoft retires Clippy
      2) PJ on leave for Health Reasons
      Coincidence? I think not. Clearly the Mysterious PJ has been a psuedonym for
      Clippit the paperclip for the last few years. Microsoft, having finally gotten
      wind of the insider betrayal, has terminated Clippy's contract, thus
      "PJ" must lay low for a while til things cool off.

      Or maybe not. I'm just saying....

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      Take Care PJ
      Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 09:20 PM EST
      PJ,

      Years ago I burned out at work and was sick. Took four months off of work with
      the support of my management.

      One of the best things I ever did for myself.

      Take care,
      /Tom

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      GET WELL !!
      Authored by: vruz on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 09:23 PM EST
      The word is out, law is at work, we're closer
      than ever to see justice happen, you've been
      at the centre of the storm, helped to raise
      awareness, you showed leadership engaging and
      inspiring thousands of FOSS users and developers,
      millions of readers across all continents.
      (possibly including Antartica, where penguins
      are said to enjoy refreshing waters :-)

      Even if you stopped blogging now, you have left
      your mark in the rich history of Unix, Linux and FOSS.
      All of us should be grateful for your outstanding
      contribution even if you don't add a single
      punctuation mark.

      A reader wishes you will be back soon, not without
      selfishness, because that would mean a gain
      in enlightenment and knowledge.

      A friend wishes you to recover soon, and have
      a more than deserved rest, whatever the
      outcome of your blogging hiatus turns out to be.

      No monopolist or shill in the world deserves
      the honour of having you among their casualties.

      Keep grokkin' !


      ---
      --- the vruz

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      Health Break
      Authored by: Nemesis on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 09:23 PM EST
      Take care of your health. I'm sure that SCO can stall until your healthy again.

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      Health Break
      Authored by: fxbushman on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 09:31 PM EST
      Here on the left coast we have had a kind of virus that has alot of the
      qualities of influenza, although I am told it is not the flu. I usually get over
      winter viruses in 2 or 3 days, but this time it was 2 weeks before I felt back
      among the living. If this is what you have, PJ, just be patient and let it run
      its course. We can take care of ourselves and so can Groklaw.

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      PJ -- The Michael Jordan Of The Group
      Authored by: TheBlueSkyRanger on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 09:50 PM EST
      Hey, PJ!

      First of all, get well, soon, we are all pulling for you and hoping and
      praying.

      The reason for the Michael Jordan metaphor is, when he came back the second
      time, he was the only person from the time he returned to the time he retired
      again not to miss a single game for illness, injury, or suspension. Considering
      how long you've been doing this, I should say you need a rest. Even the comic
      strip writers I read get time off every year.

      I do notice you are taking it now before the PSJ's are ruled on. I think I have
      an idea when you'll be coming back, but don't be ashamed if you need more time.
      You haven't just been writing articles, you've been at the center of some very
      nasty storms created in the name of greed and control. I'm impressed you didn't
      take a breather after that. I will simply close with a quote that seems very
      appropriate:

      "You're not Superman, you know."
      --Aunt May
      "Spider-Man"

      Get well soon,
      The Blue Sky Ranger
      who hopes you don't have his health plan, where the anaesthetic is a hammer with
      the word "Demerol" written on the side

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      Health Break
      Authored by: rp$eeley on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 10:03 PM EST
      Looks like everybody's pretty much already told you how we all feel PJ, so I'll
      just add my best wishes also. You'll be in my prayers.
      Bob

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      Health Break
      Authored by: jeevesbond on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 10:26 PM EST
      I've been wondering now on Earth you keep up the pace you have been PJ.

      I visit this site at least once a day to keep up with you!

      The other great thing is the community that's built around your site, maybe a
      more long term solution could be to delegate some of your tasks to them.

      We all think you and what you do are great, so your health is very important to
      us too!

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      Please Post every once in a while.
      Authored by: mobrien_12 on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 10:49 PM EST
      PJ. Hey I think it's good for you to take a break. But please just consider
      posting once in a while? Not an article, but something on the lines of
      "Hey, Tahiti is fun, resting well. That's all"



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      Health Break
      Authored by: fuego451 on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 10:54 PM EST
      If you don't have your health, you don't have anything. Take all the time you
      need PJ. We'll be here when you get back.

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      Health Break
      Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 10:57 PM EST
      see you soon PJ ! greeting from argentina

      orlando

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      Groklaw has been an Oasis of truth in a Desert full of hype!
      Authored by: Totosplatz on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 11:10 PM EST

      What a great accomplishment Groklaw has been, what a great example for the future. In the world at large there is so much huffing and puffing, and so many slogans tossed about; and in so many spheres of life those slogans and that huffing is what passes for wisdom. In so many regimes of activity the style with which something is said is the most important component of what is said. So often we hear things said in a gruff, assertive, authoritative manner and these things are then allowed to be true because of the manner of expression.

      What a relief it has been since Groklaw was created to have a place to go where hype and huff and gruff are worthless, and where actual historic fact and actual law and actual rules of the court are paramount, and where any statement by any person is treated with appropriate skepticism but also with proper respect.

      Groklaw's creator is largely responsible for the wonderful thing that Groklaw is. Thanks, PJ.

      ---
      All the best to one and all.

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      Health Break
      Authored by: UncleVom on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 11:18 PM EST
      Step away from the keyboard, unstress, unwind and get well.
      It will all be here when you get back.

      My Predictions:
      SCOX will still be playing the same games.
      Microsoft will still be playing the same games.
      Flames will not have caught the forum on fire.
      The long off-topic threads will still be sort of on-topic.

      Best wishes for a swift recovery and an enjoyable break.

      UncleVom



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      Rest well, get well
      Authored by: PSaltyDS on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 11:22 PM EST
      Rest well, PJ. You deserve it. I look forward to your return after you are
      fully restored.

      It has been facinating to see you give the foes of Open Source principles a
      sound drubbing with the facts.

      It will be exciting to see what they are in for with a refreshed and well rested
      PJ on their hands!

      :-)



      ---
      "Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced." - Geek's
      Corollary to Clarke's Law

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      "Forgive"?
      Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, February 10 2007 @ 11:33 PM EST
      "Thank".

      [fussy advice deleted]

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      Health Break
      Authored by: jhboyd on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 12:25 AM EST
      To the amazing Ms. PJ,
      Even more remarkable than the quantity of your articles is their thoroughness,
      their shining clarity, their passion, and their value to the community--not to
      mention their up-to-the-minuteness.
      As for your vacation, I urge at least four weeks straight!
      Under the circumstances, I probably shouldn't bring this up right now, but
      I see a book in your future.


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      • Book? - Authored by: tiger99 on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 06:22 AM EST
      Love Work? Take a Break!
      Authored by: hbo on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 01:22 AM EST
      As I've progressed in my career, taking on more and more challenging assignments, I've had to consciously pace myself to keep from burning out. I love my work so much, it seems like play. But it isn't play. It's a grueling grind that would knock me on my back after a week if I didn't have a burning desire to pursue it. With that desire, I can keep the ball rolling for a long time - too long in fact. I have to watch out for warning signs that the ball needs to stop bouncing around so much. Getting sick is one of those signs.

      You have come so far in the past four years, PJ. From obscurity to a leading voice in the FL/OSS movement. From a private citizen to one of the pioneers of legal blogging. Never mind the accolades and regard bordering on adoration you receive from your activities, the palpable benefit you bring to the communities you serve must serve as a powerful inducement to keep going. With that as context, I applaud your decision to take a break. Human beings need rest. You've earned yours.

      Best regards,

      Howard

      ---
      "Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there" - Will Rogers

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      Health Break
      Authored by: Anonymous on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 01:23 AM EST
      Take as much time as you need. You started something here that is larger than
      one person. We will be waiting with bated breath for your reappearance,
      however.

      *hug from afar*

      Get well soon :-D

      --
      BMO

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      Health Break
      Authored by: wethion on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 02:21 AM EST
      Bastardized from the poet who has changed my life:
      Rest, heart of a tired world
      Hushabye, and go to sleep

      These are words you need to take to heart. Your entire existence begins and
      ends with you. Faith and ideals can push one beyond the limits of the flesh.
      From the little I have learnt of you, your faith and ideals define rigor and
      determination.
      People have worked themselves to early graves. We need your clarity and
      analysis. Without the meat to support the mind, we will lose both. Be well
      Pamela, and know the strentgh of thousands is behind you.
      A vacation is not sufficient. Vacations are for those with a job. Yours is a
      calling. If you are back in less than a month, I will have a suspicion you are
      cheating yourself. A sabattical is in order, not a mere vacation.
      Like many others, I have a suggestion.
      Allegheny National Forest in NW Pa. Pigeon Run creek. Secluded and idyllic, in
      winter or in summer. A strength, old and clean, flows through the timbers and
      wind there. The waters are clear and the trees speak in tongues one can almost
      understand if you are intent on listening.
      I recommend 2 works to take with you, no matter your geographic locale.
      Kenneth Patchen, 'The Collected Works of Kenneth Patchen'
      Annie Dillard, 'A Pilgrim at Tinker Creek' or 'Teaching a Stone to Talk', or any
      other of her several books. Both authors are passionate, and amazingly adept at
      getting to the truth of living. Their poetry and prose is literally stunning in
      it's beauty.
      Take your rest Pamela, with our blessings and best hopes. The good fight will
      not fade, and your place will be ready to receive you, no matter the length of
      seperation or manner of return.
      Peace,
      VTK

      ---
      Jon Postel, you are missed.

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      Health Break
      Authored by: schestowitz on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 02:36 AM EST
      You heroically rode the horse for 3 and a half years. You deserve a good break.

      To quote Marc Fluery who has also taken a break (probably not permanent):
      "I have done what I can to help Red Hat succeed. People need to understand
      that open source is a tsunami that is transforming the software industry in its
      wake, and its inevitability is now well beyond challenge or the force of
      individual personality."

      Best wishes,

      Roy

      ---
      Roy S. Schestowitz, Ph.D. Candidate in Medical Biophysics
      http://Schestowitz.com | GNU/Linux | PGP-Key: 0x74572E8E
      http://othellomaster.com - GPL'd 3-D

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      Take your Health Break, and thanks!
      Authored by: Briareus on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 03:30 AM EST
      You really are great and good, PJ, I have read this blog daily for a long time
      now, and I look forward to every article.

      That said, I hope I don't see you around for a while as you take whatever time
      you need and go for a drive or a spa or just a few good books or something.

      We'll see you when you get around to coming back :)

      ---
      scary times are never dull

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      A Canadian Wish-Ya-Well
      Authored by: Anonymous on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 03:46 AM EST
      Hope you get well soon.

      Having recently started reading your page, I found more and more interest in
      reading about these legal-related issues.

      You've done an amazing job, and I'd like to send a Canadian Wish-Ya-Well all the
      way from Washington, DC to hope for the best on your health.

      If it helps, you could consider seeing a Chinese Doctor with Oriental
      Medication. The good ones (doctors) could provide good natural stuff that is
      more geared towards strengthening your body.

      Anyways, again, thank you very much on such a job well done. And hope you get
      well real soon.

      Peace,
      Alex

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      Best Wishes and Get Well Soon (eom)
      Authored by: Anonymous on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 04:42 AM EST
      Best Wishes, and get well soon.

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      Health Break
      Authored by: Anonymous on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 04:52 AM EST
      Aus Deutschland wünsche ich ein - Gute Besserung!

      Vielen Dank für die Arbeit mit SCO und der unendlichen Geschichte :-)

      Grund genug, Kraft zu schöpfen.

      PJ, you did a great job, thank you so much.
      i love your comments on SCO vs. rest of world

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      • Health Break - Authored by: Anonymous on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 05:14 AM EST
      Health Break
      Authored by: Waterman on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 05:40 AM EST
      I'd invite you down here, where it is warm, to recover. But there is a problem. It's only 30 miles from BSF's office. I think it would make you sicker.

      Get well soon and we will still be here when you return.

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      Health Break
      Authored by: Karellen on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 06:21 AM EST
      get well soon.

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      MAJOR PARANOIA!
      Authored by: Anonymous on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 06:51 AM EST
      Is this for real or has Darl McBride finally tracked PJ down, arranged for her
      demise and had this article posted to throw the community off track?

      The timing is suspicious. This just about the time for SCO to pull the rabbit
      out of a hat. With their main debunker out of action they have a better chance
      of getting away with it.

      (I do hope this is not true, but there is no evidence. That is one of the
      hall-marks of SCO.)

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      Health Break
      Authored by: Mark Nelson on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 08:06 AM EST
      Take a nice LONG VACATION dear we all love you.

      ---
      http://www.getfirefox.com

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      Health Break
      Authored by: ethelthefrog3 on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 09:28 AM EST
      Enjoy. We'll keep the place warm.

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      PJ Statistics
      Authored by: BC on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 09:31 AM EST
      Just one inadequate measure of the mighty PJ.

      Including article "Health Break" which is her last post of either
      kind.

      Posting statistics for PJ
      Total number of articles: 2584
      Total number of comments: 11326

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      Health Break
      Authored by: James on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 09:56 AM EST
      Take all the time you need. Unfortunately, SCO will still be here when you get
      back :)

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      Health Break
      Authored by: codeguru on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 10:15 AM EST
      PJ, I hope you are feeling better soon. You certainly deserve to take a break.

      And while you are away, we should all consider what you have created here --
      namely the first open source court case. Groklaw is a shining example of the
      democratizing potential of open and ubiquitous communications.

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      We'll leave the porch light on for ya
      Authored by: Anonymous on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 10:25 AM EST
      Get well soon.
      Your extended family misses you.

      B

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      Groklaw a bright spotlight
      Authored by: DannyB on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 10:57 AM EST
      Groklaw has shined a bright light on SCO's scam lawsuit and also on the whole
      ODF affair.

      Without such a bright light, these things might go unnoticed within the
      industry. How much in the past has Microsoft done dirty tricks in secret,
      unnoticed by the industry until the effect becomes obvious. By the time it is
      well known and discussed in the trade rags, it is too late.

      Groklaw has prevented SCO's scam from going unnoticed. Showing the vast numbers
      of inconsistencies and illogic in SCO's court performance.

      You have my prayers and best wishes.
      Hope you enjoy a well deserved break.


      ---
      The price of freedom is eternal litigation.

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      take as long as you need
      Authored by: Anonymous on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 11:26 AM EST
      i've been here since the beginning and have been consistantly impressed by the
      sheer volume of work you've produced [and selfishly ecstatic because i'm a bit
      of an information junkie]. i suspect that, like myself, once you get to working
      on something that you feel is important/interesting/whatever, you become focused
      on that thing to the exclusion of most everything else. that is a sure road to
      illness. balance is the key. a rest is long, long overdue.

      i hope you feel better soon. take care of yourself. =)

      sum.zero

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      Health Break
      Authored by: nuthead on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 12:40 PM EST
      Take as long as you need to get well - that's the most important thing. Besides,
      we'll still be here, and from the looks of it, so will SCO's lawsuits. ;)


      Hope you get to feeling better soon!

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      Health Break
      Authored by: wharris on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 03:59 PM EST
      I don't normally do "me too" posts, but hey you deserve it.

      Get well soon and to quote a famous commercial "You deserve a break
      today" (and tommorow and next week and so on until you are fully rested)

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      Help PJ enjoy her health break
      Authored by: jeanweber on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 04:04 PM EST
      To PJ: Please get well soon, and then take all the time you need to fully
      recover from being sick.

      To all of PJ's fans: A reminder that you can help support PJ by making a
      donation, or buying some cool Groklaw Gear (profits to PJ) -- see the links in
      the navbar on the left.

      --Jean

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      Health Break
      Authored by: charlieo on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 06:19 PM EST
      Hope you are feeling better soon. Don't know if you'll read this, but thanks
      for Groklaw. I really enjoy being able to easily keep abreast of this case.

      Thank you.

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      Health Break
      Authored by: Anonymous on Sunday, February 11 2007 @ 06:32 PM EST
      I trust that it's not ... Polonium 210!

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      Get Better, PJ.
      Authored by: Anonymous on Monday, February 12 2007 @ 07:23 AM EST
      We love and appreciate the work that you've put into the Groklaw Project. You
      are truly one of a kind -- a beacon of truth at a time when some business
      leaders have gone awry with their lusts, deception, and greed.

      Get better soon, and we'll look forward to your return. Don't know if we can
      quite fill your shoes (not), but we'll hold the fort down and keep a candle lit
      for you in the window.

      Much gratitude and many, many blessings.

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      Get better soon!
      Authored by: dwheeler on Monday, February 12 2007 @ 11:24 AM EST
      I'm sorry you're not feeling well. Please get better soon, and we look forward
      to seeing you when you're feeling better.

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      Health Break
      Authored by: Anonymous on Monday, February 12 2007 @ 01:10 PM EST
      Take care! We'll miss u ;)

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      Health Break
      Authored by: 1N8 M4L1C3 on Monday, February 12 2007 @ 02:32 PM EST
      Rest up PJ...
      ...our thoughts, prayers and wishes for a speedy recovery are with you.


      ---
      On the 7th day, Linus saw that which he created and it was good... ...on the
      8th day SCO litigated.

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        Health Break
        Authored by: Simon G Best on Tuesday, February 13 2007 @ 10:00 PM EST

        Have a good break!

        I meant to comment before now, but, as it happens, I was struck down with a hum-dinger of a cold on Sunday. Such a bad cold, it stopped me smoking. I had achiness all over, shivering, being hot and cold, sleeping lots, and just didn't want to smoke. I got a bit better, and had two cigarettes, but then I developed a cough which deterred me from smoking any more. So I didn't. When I was well enough, I went out and bought some nicotine patches (with the money I'm saving from not smoking), along with some lozenges and pastilles. Seems my cough might be partly due to my lungs beginning to work better from not smoking, as well as being due to my cold. I'm hoping it'll help deter me from smoking as my cold recovers.

        A very nice silver lining, this minor cloud of a hum-dinger of a cold has.

        I'm hoping that you, too, find your break to be a most beneficial thing - it's well overdue!

        :-)

        ---
        "Public relations" is a public relations term for propaganda.

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        Health Break
        Authored by: Anonymous on Tuesday, February 13 2007 @ 10:40 PM EST
        As if it isn't bad enough PJ isn't feeling well, SCO spreads more FUD and kicks her when she's down: SCO Vs. Blogger This sounds more like an attempt by SCO to discredit someone who has, through proof and documentation, proven that SCO lies on a near daily basis. One more reason (besides reality) to see SCO lose the Novell case.

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        Health Break????
        Authored by: Anonymous on Wednesday, February 14 2007 @ 08:48 AM EST
        If all is as Pamela says, terrific.

        But the timing of her need for a sabbatical certainly is... unlucky. Frankly, as
        dastardly as SCO is, and as has been, if Pamela really is ducking out to avoid a
        subpoena to provide a deposition in the SCO v IBM case, I am sorry - that is
        wrong on about a dozen levels. I won't try to enumerate them all here, but at a
        minimum, it sends a message that there is something to hide. It belies Pamela's
        past claims that she wants to see the truth come out, and to forward the cause
        of justice by participation. It tends to give instant credence to SCO's
        apparently outlandish claim that there is no Pamela, that she is a IBM sock
        puppet. I don't believe that. But I'm a relatively intelligent, relatively up to
        date person. What will the public believe if SCO makes headlines with
        "Possible IBM plot unravels when mystery blogger vaporises"? I think
        Darl and his ilk are scum, plain and simple. I think the record has given proof
        of that many times over. But even while providing a terrific public service, at
        what might be great personal sacrifice, Pamela has sometimes taken a somewhat
        holier-than-thou approach, which is certainly her right on her blog. But to then
        duck out on helping end a long running legal nightmare, when it has been your
        recent life's work to document it over the last years, would be unseemly, and
        below the standards she purports to stand for.

        Please don't hide, PJ.



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        SCOX latest stunt
        Authored by: Anonymous on Thursday, February 15 2007 @ 06:03 AM EST
        This latest SCO stunt is so typical of that company.
        Attacking a blogger like this is a famously stupid move.
        And they still can't find PJ.

        I'd say that is very typical of SCO, Not being able to find things and making
        stupid moves. Where have I seen that before..

        Retep.

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        Health Break
        Authored by: enigma_foundry on Thursday, February 15 2007 @ 09:04 PM EST
        PJ:

        Get well soon! Thank you very much for your website.

        E_F

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        enigma_foundry

        Ask the right questions

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        Authored by: Anonymous on Friday, February 16 2007 @ 05:33 AM EST
        Best wishes for a full recovery.

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        Authored by: trekkypj on Sunday, February 18 2007 @ 04:34 PM EST
        Best wishes, PJ. Get well soon!

        SCO must really wish you didn't exist. That's probably why they're claiming it.
        :(

        To those in any doubt >>>

        IBM certainly don't need to resort to creating a person to beat SCO. I know PJ
        exists because I emailed her a couple of times and her replies were very
        friendly and helpful, and completely informal in tone. Sounded like a real
        person to me.

        Poor old SCO - just like an ostrich, if they can't see her, she's not real.

        And I think they're being foolish over the whole deposition thing. If PJ seems
        so pro-IBM as that article on Forbes suggests, then that is only because SCO
        have been completely and wholly wrong to begin with.

        It is also true that THEY, and not IBM, initiated the litigation. So why would
        IBM bother doing anything less than above board against SCO? That's SCO's game,
        not IBM's.

        PJ is not an alt for IBM, anymore than George Lucas is really the Pope. How
        silly and paranoid of SCO to think so.

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        "I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally."
        WC Fields.

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