"Red Hat Inc's executive vice president of worldwide sales, Alex
Pinchev, has dismissed the impact that Oracle Corp's entry into the
Linux support business could have on Red Hat, insisting Oracle does
not really know what it is doing.
"Pinchev also described Microsoft Corp's recent interoperability
and patent peace deal with Novell Inc as a 'non-event' and
dismissed the suggestion that Linux users are at risk of a patent
infringement lawsuit from Redmond..."