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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FSF wants to be RIAA of free software world?
by Kishe on Sat 3rd Feb 2007 18:15 UTC
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Bullying companies to adapt to their religion wont end up well...Bully Novel too much and they'll just take mono, gnome and everything else they own rights to out of GPL and tell rest of the community to screw it.

Trust me...taking GCC from Novel would hurt FSF and the community they claim to represent more than it would hurt Novel...

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