Seen it coming online late last night...
Novell Answers Questions from the Community
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| Q3. Is this agreement an admission that Linux products from Novell
| infringe Microsoft patents?
| Patent concerns did not drive our entry into this agreement. Novell
| makes no admission that its Linux and open source offerings infringe
| on any other parties' patents. Our position has not changed as a
| result of this agreement.