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Re: [Fwd: Fedora & openSUSE meeting / cooperation ?]



tor, 08 02 2007 kl. 21:44 -0600, skrev Josh Boyer:

> How is OpenSuSE ensuring that the changes they integrate into their projects
> are not encumbered by patents given their parent's deal with Microsoft?

That one is quite easy, the patent deal only covers the respective
companies customers/users, Microsoft could still sue Novell for
infringing on patents and vice virsa. So they pretty much have to show
the same care as the rest of us or face being at the wrong end of the MS
patent cannon.

- David Nielsen

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