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[4]: FUD...
by Hiev on Sat 3rd Feb 2007 18:47 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: FUD..."
Hiev
Member since:
2005-09-27

I see it different Is like allowing gay marriage one day and then saying the other day "You know what, I think I gave you to much freedom so i'll revoke gay marrige".

Edited 2007-02-03 18:48

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RE[5]: FUD...
by dylansmrjones on Sat 3rd Feb 2007 19:48 in reply to "RE[4]: FUD..."
dylansmrjones Member since:
2005-10-02

Is like allowing gay marriage one day and then saying the other day "You know what, I think I gave you to much freedom so i'll revoke gay marrige".

That's exactly what the Novell-Microsoft deal is like. Incl. the spelling errors :p

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RE[6]: FUD...
by Hiev on Sat 3rd Feb 2007 19:49 in reply to "RE[5]: FUD..."
Hiev Member since:
2005-09-27

Nope, I thinks that's the case of GPLv3, but hey, I won't get affected for it at all.

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RE[6]: FUD...
by jango on Sat 3rd Feb 2007 22:01 in reply to "RE[4]: FUD..."
jango Member since:
2006-11-22

hear hear- God Bless the FSF and RMS for ridding us of gay marriage

im not being tongue in cheek im serious

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