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Novell gets tangled up with Mixed-Source Partnership

http://www.verivox.de

Capgemini and Novell today announced a broad partnership that will deliver new solutions to enterprise customers using a combination of open source and proprietary software.

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They Will Be Known By Their Stripes

http://blog.lobby4linux.com

Doesn't it bother you, at least on some level, that Microsoft has found a way to profit from Linux? And profit greatly I might add. The idea of that is personally repulsive. Let me tell you what is not only repulsive, it's obscene.

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Xandros Deal Isn't Identical to Novell's: Picking One's Way Around the GPL?

http://www.groklaw.net

Pamela Jones' analysis of the Xandros deal. As usual, a very interesting read!

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South African bank switches 12,000 desktops to GNU/Linux

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Following recent reports of a South African bank eyeing out Linux, Novell South Africa today issued a statement in which it said it had reached an agreement with First National Bank of South Africa to standardise the bank's 12 000 desktops in its 680 retail branches on Novell's Linux product.

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Microsoft strikes another deal - this time with Xandros

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com

Microsoft Corp. said Monday it will share technology with Linux distributor Xandros Inc., the latest in a string of deals meant to help the patent-protected Windows operating system work more smoothly with open-source programs.

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More Novell Exhibits: We Find Out What MS & Sun Paid SCO For

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Brace yourself, Sun fans. In Exhibit 60, SCO's Response to Novell's Inc.'s Interrogatory 15, dated April 6, 2007, paragraph 4, we learn that Microsoft and Sun paid for licenses that included a covenant not to sue, UnixWare rights, and incidental rights to the older UNIX System V source code. Sun paid ultimately $10 million and Microsoft paid $16.75 million.

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» What happens to Novell, post Microsoft?

http://blogs.zdnet.com

"The bad news: Novell is becoming too reliant on Microsoft. And given the third version of the General Public License could hamper the partnership that’s no idle concern."

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Microsoft Gets Novell Linux Code Ahead Of Open Source Community

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SEC document shows that Microsoft is entitled to receive key technical documentation from the Linux distributor -- even if that documentation is not generally available to open source software developers

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Why Novell Must Not Crash and Burn

http://www.linuxjournal.com

"Not since SCO has there been a company so reviled by the open source community as Novell following its deal with Microsoft.

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Does Microsoft have Wine in its patent sights?

http://www.cbronline.com

Microsoft signed with Novell, and then got all "everyone else is violating our patents". This article talks about what was EXCLUDED from the Novell/Microsoft agreement, and the potential this has for a Microsoft attack.

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Microsoft, Novell, and "Clone Product" Lawsuits

http://arstechnica.com

"The MS/Novell deal specifically excludes patent protection for "clone products." In the agreement, a clone product is broadly defined as "a product (or major component thereof) of a Party that has the same or substantially the same features and functionality as a then-existing product (or major component thereof) of the other Party ...

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Novell Worries About GPL v3

http://news.com.com

In its annual report for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2006, Novell expressed concerns over how the new version of the GPL may affect their business. Microsoft might stop distributing SUSE coupons if the GPL version 3 interferes with their agreement or puts Microsoft's patents at risk, ultimately causing Novell's business and operating results to be adversely affected.

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