Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 22nd Nov 2006 18:16 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Novell and Ximian Novell and Microsoft recently entered into an agreement regarding software patents (really?) that betrays the rest of the Free Software community, including the very people who wrote Novell's own system, for Novell's sole financial beneift, according to Bruce Perens. Join Perens in signing an open letter to Novell's CEO Ron Hovsepian. "As the agreement stands today, it betrays the authors of the software you re-market and their users worldwide for Novell's sole commercial benefit."
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RE: Clue Stick
by Marcellus on Wed 22nd Nov 2006 19:03 UTC in reply to "Clue Stick"
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But there are MANY who are upset at Novell's move. And those MANY are the ones Novell needs for support else Novell will be having to support a whole lot of forks once major projects stop supporting SUSE.

And how many are MANY?
0.1% of the market? 0.2%?
Out of current and future potential customers, I'll bet the absolute majority are not upset at it.

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