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 is not a religion. There are many religions in the world. As far as I understand it the FSF is not a recognized religion anywhere. If you could give me more insight into this I would be interested.


Read the article...It says the FSF Novell can make the deal with Microsoft. Their not happy about it as are many users of Linux. When the new license is used you won't be able to do it with that software.

I can only see this strengthening support for the GPL3.

The reality of Novell has been a good supporter of Late in the FLOSS arena. Whats ironic is many of their particular projects are most at risk.

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