Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Nov 2006 22:56 UTC
Novell and Ximian "Often cast as the peacemaker in free software disputes, Bruce Perens is on the warpath. When we caught up with him, he wasn't in a mood to be charitable to Novell. On Friday the Utah company, which markets the SuSE Linux distribution, revealed that it was entering into a partnership with Microsoft. Redmond would pay Novell an undisclosed sum in return for Novell recognizing Microsoft's intellectual property claims. Novell received a 'Covenant' promising that it wouldn't be sued by Microsoft."It's a case of 'Damn the people who write the software'", he told us. "Novell is in a desperate position - it has a smaller share of the market than Debian,"" he told The Register. Update: Novell responds to community's questions: here, here and here. Update 2: Havoc Pennington's take.
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by deanlinkous on Wed 8th Nov 2006 19:04 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: But ... "
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Almost all are modded down, no matter how well referenced - so you and the cult don't have to read them.

Oh no, we still read them. That is the fun part,well maybe not as fun as the modding down part but still a lot of the fun.

edit - oops almost forgot to mod you down for being off topic. ;)

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