Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 3rd Apr 2007 17:13 UTC, submitted by davidiwharper
Novell and Ximian "The Free Software Foundation has published a third draft of the GPL3 license. The FSF had indicated leading up to this draft that it would be addressing some concerns it had with the Novell-Microsoft agreements in the draft. Here's Novell's position on the new draft."
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RE: GPL and the Linux Community
by butters on Tue 3rd Apr 2007 20:09 UTC in reply to "GPL and the Linux Community"
butters
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2005-07-08

The issue here isn't how great SLED, SLES, and OpenSUSE are, or how much Novell has contributed. It's about our IP rights, the only thing that can effectively make Linux "go away." That's the big picture. Novell's revenue and Microsoft's validation is the small slice of the pie.

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