"My my. Who would have thought that Microsoft actually would
dominate the discussions in the world of Linux and Open Source. In
a fascinating article at Reuters Red Hatâ€™s
Matthew Szulik admitted that a year ago he and Microsoft were
discussing some sort of patent deal. Yes, a similar deal that
Novell and Microsoft agreed upon. Wasnâ€™t Red
Hat the company crying 'foul' when that happened?
Didnâ€™t they put themselves forward as the
rallying point against patent-based deals with Microsoft...?"