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[7]: Clue Stick
by tomcat on Sat 25th Nov 2006 06:00 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Clue Stick"
tomcat
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2006-01-06

GPLv3 is dead on arrival because GPL'd code is dependent on the patronage of large companies such as IBM that have significant patent holdings. Stallman et al have essentially created a license that few will adopt. I hope that they're happy with that.

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