____/ Linonut on Thursday 22 May 2008 13:02 : \____
> * Jerry McBride peremptorily fired off this memo:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> Novell slapped with suit for new mini-OS
>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>> | Filed in U.S. District Court in Texas? Eastern Division, the lawsuit
>>> | contends that the two companies entered into a mutual nondisclosure
>>> | agreement on Oct. 25, 2006, to develop the software appliance but Novell
>>> | violated the agreement by revealing confidential information to partners
>>> | and customers. Then, after the prototype was successfully tested in
>>> | November 2007, Novell engaged rPath of Raleigh, N.C., the following
>>> | April to create the appliances based on SUSE Linux Enterprise.
>>> | The suit alleged breach of contract, trade secret misappropriation,
>>> | common law misappropriation, misappropriation of ideas and promissory
>>> | ?estoppel,? or broken promises.
> It sounds like Novell has learned well from its thuggish
> interoperability partner.
Maybe Hovsepian can politely ask Microsoft to phone Intellectual Ventures and
Acacia to retaliate against Astrum with some trolling.
~~ Best of wishes
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