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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..."

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