Novell to SUSE Users: Don’t Worry About Microsoft’s Stand on GPLv3

“Novell will continue to ship the complete version of its Linux
enterprise server even though Microsoft is attempting to distance
itself legally from the new General Public License (GPL) v3 open
source license.

“Novell also assured customers that they would continue to be
protected from Microsoft patent claims regarding any open source
software, including components licensed under GPLv3, as spelled out
in an agreement the two vendors signed in November. Microsoft made
the same statement about continued patent protection in a press
statement issued July 5…”

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