Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 3rd Feb 2007 16:43 UTC, submitted by mwtomlinson
Novell and Ximian The Free Software Foundation is reviewing Novell's right to sell new versions of Linux operating system software after the open-source community criticized Novell for teaming up with Microsoft. "The community of people wants to do anything they can to interfere with this deal and all deals like it. They have every reason to be deeply concerned that this is the beginning of a significant patent aggression by Microsoft," Eben Moglen, the Foundation's general counsel, said on Friday. Update: The FSF claims this is being hyped.
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RE: Self Defeating
by KenJackson on Sat 3rd Feb 2007 18:05 UTC in reply to "Self Defeating"
KenJackson
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2005-07-18

only two enterprise vendors

Huh?? There are a bunch of good reliable GNU/Linux distributions. I know that Mandriva, http://www.mandriva.com/en/enterprise/, and CentOS, http://centos.org/, also support enterprise distributions and I'm sure other do.

If there are only two certification programs and there is a demand for more, I'm sure someone will step up and provide that service in this most excellent free market.

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