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CNET News: Opening Up an Open-Source Roadblock

Feb 22, 2007, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James V. DeLong)

[ Thanks to AlexGr for this link. ]

"The open-source community is being roiled by the recent deal between Microsoft and Novell, especially by their covenant not to sue each other's customers for any possible patent infringement.

"In particular, the Free Software Foundation wants to use the ongoing revision of the General Public License that controls Linux and other major open-source programs to hamstring this deal and to prevent other software distributors, whether proprietary or open-source, from adopting anything similar..."

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