Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Dec 2006 22:29 UTC, submitted by John Mills
Novell and Ximian Jeremy Allison (of Samba fame) has resigned from Novell in protest over the Microsoft-Novell patent agreement, which he calls 'a mistake' which will be 'damaging to Novell's success in the future'. His main issue with the deal, though, is "that even if it does not violate the letter of the licence, it violates the intent of the GPL licence the Samba code is released under, which is to treat all recipients of the code equally." He leaves the company at the end of this month.
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by somebody on Fri 22nd Dec 2006 00:07 UTC in reply to "..."
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Well he leaves Novell cause the MS deal but he goes to Google who is prolly the main MySql user who is the an SCO hugger

Remember SCO?

So what is the moral here?, if there us any.

[sarcasm] Don't talk if you don't know about the thing you tried to talk about??? [/sarcasm]

But, please explain...
Google was using MySQL from beginning, MySQL signed deal last year. Who is doing wrong here? Google or JA? I bet you think Google should stop using and rework all thir solutions as soon as deal was signed. But, what has using MySQL from forewer to do with MySQL signing a deal later still beats me?

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