ZDNet: Microsoft: Litigate on FAT, and you'll be the next Unisys
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 08 Mar 2009 19:08
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
Until now, Microsoft has never pursued any vendor with patent litigation who has used Linux and FAT32 in a consumer electronics product. According to Open Source evangelist and SAMBA developer Jeremy Allison, on a recent comment on Glyn Moody’s open source blog, that’s because of back-door, secret cross-licensing agreements that were established between the vendors and Microsoft concerning the infringing patents in question which would preclude that from happening.
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