A picture is worth a thousand words
Following the recent deal between Microsoft and Novell, prominent industry figures and numerous members of the open source community have expressed criticism and concerns.
As the controversy has unfolded, the debate has become increasingly antagonistic and confrontational. From dubious intellectual property claims to accusations of appeasement, corporate executives have succeeded in obscuring the facts and reducing the entire debate into a cheap PR conflict.
A visual timeline of the Microsoft-Novell controversy :: More..