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[4]: My comment for Novell
by binarycrusader on Tue 3rd Apr 2007 22:22 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: My comment for Novell"
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Miguel wrote:

[q]Because like everyone else in the open source world, we claim that we do not infringe on Microsoft IP. We claim that there is prior art and we have processes in place to remove code that might infringe on a third party patent claim.

Which contradicts earlier statements (and statements currently on the Microsoft website), also where did you get that statement from? Sources please.

Finally, even if he does say that doesn't change the fact that their agreement does provider their customers additional protection.

Edited 2007-04-03 22:28 UTC

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