Novell != Novell's customers
Posted Nov 28, 2006 8:27 UTC (Tue) by niner
In reply to: indemnification != patent license/covenant
Parent article: Novell's IRC session on the Microsoft deal
Novell itself is NOT covered by any license or covenant. So how could they not fight the patent and distribute the GPL software anyway?
It's customers don't have to fear Microsoft, but Novell does, same as ever. So Novell still has every reason to avoid Microsoft's patents.
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