Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
> Novell CEO on the Microsoft deal
> ,----[ Quote ]
>| CNME: Do you think the patent cooperation part of the agreement
>| with Microsoft is in the best interest of Novell's customers?
>| Hovsepian: Absolutely. It's good for the customers because they
>| don't have to worry about those things. I'm disappointed that
>| we haven't communicated our intent as clearly [as we should
>| have] to the [Linux] community. The messaging got bogged down.
> Thanks for clearing that up, Mr. Hovsepian. Admission that Linux users need
> coverage for 'intellectual' 'property'...
Ah, So Mr Hovsepian believes that there's some truth in the Microsoft
allegations, then? I wonder where he thinks that there is truth, and
whether that has anything to do with the large bonus he's just received
for bringing in US$340M from Microsoft?
| Mark Kent -- mark at ellandroad dot demon dot co dot uk |
Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard
To fetch her poor daughter a dress.
When she got there, the cupboard was bare
And so was her daughter, I guess...