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November 15, 2006 at 10:54 AM

Friction already in Microsoft-Novell partnership?

The grip-and-grin photo op has passed. Now comes the hard stuff, like finalizing the creative licensing agreement to protect open-source developers from Microsoft lawsuits.

For an inside look at the Microsoft side, check out the blog of Jason Matusow, the company’s open source liaison. He’s been asking the community for input on how to sort out the licensing situation and getting some pointed comments.

Meanwhile, Eben Moglen turned up the heat by suggesting the Microsoft-Novell deal violates the GPL and will fail by March.

Comments | Topics: Microsoft, Open source

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