Novell's CEO Says Linux Doesn't Violate Microsoft's Patents

Novell's CEO issued a letter to the open-source community disputing Microsoft's contention that Linux infringes on Microsoft patents. In the open letter, Novell's Ron Hovsepian outlined the rationale behind an agreement, signed early this month, under which Microsoft will offer support and legal idemnification for users of Suse Linux, a Novell product line.

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