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[2]: Bruce Perens ...
by tomcat on Thu 23rd Nov 2006 05:03 UTC in reply to "RE: Bruce Perens ..."
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i think People like Bruce Perens has taken a responsibility of protecting free software form abuse.

The OSS community created the recipe for what's happening right now. It had to know that competing interests would emerge. Complaining about it is a little late -- and a little futile.

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