Libervis: Introducing Novell’s Cunning PlanTM

“When Novell signed the now-famous agreement with Microsoft, I
must admit that I was quite puzzled. For a company making most of
its business by selling free and open source software, this seemed
unreal; maybe there was a good reason for that, after all. But when
I read the part on the patents and the indemnification of
customers, I really found out that it was quite odd and
contradicting anything I ever read about the GPL.

“I have however refrained from giving in the Novell-bashing
fashion for several reasons…”


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