Computer Business Review: Microsoft Patent Deal Could Leave Novell Behind
Nov 24, 2006, 17:00 (27 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Aslett)
"Open source advocate Bruce Perens has warned Novell Inc that it
risks being left behind by open source progress unless it turns its
back on its recent patent covenant with Microsoft Corp.
"Waltham, Massachusetts-based Novell might have negotiated the
deal with Microsoft for its SUSE Linux Enterprise users, but that
has left Microsoft free to accuse the wider Linux user base of
infringing its intellectual property..."