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From Fernando Cassia <fcas...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: There is an "orb logo with gulls" on openSUSE installer
Date Fri, 12 Oct 2012 21:42:11 GMT
On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 1:57 PM, Donald Whytock <dwhytock@gmail.com> wrote:
> ...The dark side of open source?
>
> Don

Yea, that description clearly sounds like Novell to me... Go-OO
openoffice fork, Mono .Net clone, Silverlight clone, MSFT patents
agreements and all... <VBG>

2006 - Microsoft and Novell Collaboration Announcement
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/exec/steve/2006/11-02novellinterop.aspx

2008 Go-OO, a lighter OO.o fork
http://ostatic.com/blog/go-oo-a-lighter-faster-openoffice-with-extras

2010 - Microsoft Purchasing 882 Novell Patents
http://www.pcworld.com/article/211366/microsoft_purchasing_882_novell_patents.html

FC
-- 
During times of Universal Deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act
- George Orwell

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