MarketWire: Open Invention Network Issues Comments on the Microsoft-Novell Deal
Nov 21, 2006, 21:15 (6 Talkback[s])
"'Numerous organizations have sought OIN's opinion of the recent
agreement between Microsoft and Novell. We are referring to the
recent announcement regarding Novell and Microsoft's collaboration;
ostensibly to make it easier for Novell's version of Linux to
operate with Windows in corporate data centers.
"'We at OIN believe that the openness and collaborative culture
of the Linux community is an engine for innovation. It is clear
that there is significant value in Linux community members'
intellectual property and patents..."