"I read with interest Savio Rodrigues' post today that
postulated that Microsoft's not-so-secret role in (at least) the
patent segment of Attachmate's acquisition of Novell would damage
"Microsoft's positive work with open source projects and
"With all due respect to Rodrigues, I don't believe that's the
case at all. Microsoft's role in snapping up the 882 Novell patents
for $450 million makes no difference in how Microsoft regards open
source and how open source regards Microsoft. Not one bit of
difference at all.
"And hey, this is a multiple-personality statement, too. First
up, angry open source rant guy"
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