Novell’s de Icaza Criticizes Microsoft Patent Deal

Open-source pioneer and Novell Vice President Miguel de Icaza Thursday for the first time publicly
slammed his company’s cross-patent licensing agreement with Microsoft as he defended himself against lack of patent protection for third parties that distribute his company’s Moonlight project, which ports Microsoft’s Silverlight technology to Linux.

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