Novell goes public with terms of Microsoft Linux deal – Network World

The patent agreement between the two companies seems to make it clear that Novell does not accept any of Microsoft’s patent claims. Section 3.4 says, “Nothing in this Agreement shall imply, or be construed as an admission or acknowledgement by a Party, that any Patents of the other Party are infringed, valid or enforceable.”

Sounds like the best news OS advocates could have hoped for