Clearing Up the Novell ClearType Controversy
Apr 11, 2007, 15:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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"A recent story on the 'Boycott Novell' website reported that
'Novell's Linux is losing features which supposedly infringe on
Microsoft software patents.' That, according to Novell director of
public relations Bruce Lowery, is not at all the case.
"The story got its start as a bug report on an openSUSE mailing
list. This report was about FreeType, a program enabling better
display of fonts, not delivering sub-pixel anti-aliasing. In the
discussion, a FreeType header file was shown..."