Computer Business Review: CA Confirms Plans for Open Source Patent Pledge
Mar 03, 2005, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Systems management vendor Computer Associates International has
confirmed that it intends to pledge a number of its patents to the
open source community to remove any perceived threat against the
Linux operating system.
"Islandia, New York-based CA's development architect and
European open source lead, Marcel den Hartog, told ComputerWire
that details of the patent pledge are being worked through by CA's
chief executive, John Swainson, and CTO, Yogesh Gupta..."