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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..."

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