Microsoft Watch: Red Hat Rejects Patent Agreement with Microsoft
Nov 16, 2006, 16:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Galli)
"Microsoft is in an awkward position now that Red Hat has
slammed the door shut on any possibility of entering into a patent
protection deal similar to the one Redmond has with Novell.
"While Microsoft has been telling anyone who will listen that it
wants to enter into a similar patent indemnity arrangement with all
the other Linux vendors, and is hopeful this will be achieveable
with Red Hat, it appears that is not going to happen..."