Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Nov 2006 23:05 UTC, submitted by SEJeff
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Mark Shuttleworth is trying to entice OpenSUSE developers to join Ubuntu. "Novell's decision to go to great lengths to circumvent the patent framework clearly articulated in the GPL has sent shockwaves through the community. If you are an OpenSUSE developer who is concerned about the long term consequences of this pact, you may be interested in some of the events happening next week as part of the Ubuntu Open Week."
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by brewmastre on Mon 27th Nov 2006 14:07 UTC
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You know, I have noticed that this is happening quite a lot lately. Every time there is a Linux article posted the comments section turns into a huge GPL debate, whether it be GPL vs Non-GPL, Version 2 vs. Version 3, or whatever. Ultimately, all this is, is that Shuttleworth sees an opportunity to gain some developers from a company that may or may not be going through a time of unrest and turmoil. If things at Novell are really as bad a everybody wants to predict, than he is doing them service; However, if things are still great at Novell, then their developers will stay. Nobody is getting hurt from this offer.

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