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Re: [opensuse] Goodbye to suse
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2006 08:19:54 -0500
  • Message-id: <455870FA.8040402@xxxxxxxxxx>
Basil Chupin wrote:
> SheridanJ West wrote:
>> I'd like to thank all of you who have answered posts of mine to this
>> mailing list (before it renamed). For the record i was waiting 10.2
>> and then bang Novell did a sco like licensing deal with the evil borg
>> persons.
>> Linux does not mean 'i support microsoft with money'
>> So I'm moving to new distro. Whether suse/novell consider us a hobby
>> user is not important but supporting microsoft is not the deal i
>> signed on with Suse before Novell bought it.
>> While i may not be supporting the ms deal if say i bought disks for
>> 10, it's the thought that my loyalty is misplaced now. I can do
>> better and mod perl 2 excites me.
>> So thank you once again and goodbye.
> I accept your sentiments, and wish you all the very best.
> I suspect that you have expressed publicly the feelings quite a few
> people here have also possibly acquired over the past several days.

One thing a lot of people are forgetting, is there's still OpenSUSE,
which contributes no money whatsoever to MS and isn't likely to receive
any MS patents.

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