Microsoft has extended its covenant to not sue users of Linux-based products from Novell to all GPL v3 users as soon as GPL v3 code is integrated into SUSE Linux Enterprise. This means that the patent protection Microsoft extends to Novell customers now covers every customer who uses any Linux-based software that Novell distributes under GPL v3.

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Created by peacemaker 12 years 3 hours ago – Made popular 11 years 52 weeks ago
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lozz's picture


11 years 52 weeks 23 hours 39 min ago


Wow! That is sooo completely generous

Wow! That is sooo completely generous of Microsoft that I have to wipe the tears from my eyes.

Isn't Microsoft just the most wonderful, caring, sensitive, predatory monopoly in the whole wide world, everybody?

I'm so lost for words that all I can say is, "Wow".

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11 years 52 weeks 20 hours 46 min ago


This step from MS does not seem

This step from MS does not seem to make sense. How will they know if the copy of eg. Samba I am using is (not) from Novell?

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