Whats Covered by the Microsoft/Novell Patent Deal
In addition to the Windows and SUSE Linux operating systems, the Novell/Microsoft non-aggression pact also covers Mono, Samba and OpenOffice. (Linux-Watch)Weve known that a major part of the Microsoft/Novell Linux co-operation agreement was about patents. What we didnt know, however, was what technologies would be covered, and what ones wouldnt, by the agreement.
Now, thanks to Jason Matusow, Microsofts director of corporate standards, we now know whats what.