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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RE[2]: Sounds Great but..
by trenchsol on Fri 22nd Dec 2006 11:52 UTC in reply to "RE: Sounds Great but.."
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Pardon me, but the responsability for business decisions is on employer, not employees. Employee should not let herself/himself to get involved in illegal activity, but for the rest, the decision, responsability and the consequences are on employer. This is not supposed to be a communism with "working councils".


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