You knew it would happen

Microsoft pursues Red Hat Linux deal. Honestly, I think RedHat would never sign such deal. They employ most of the kernel hackers and they always were more engineers than money-people.

On the other hand, RedHat is not Fedora and if they sell their product to the corporate staff, which would feel safe if they said “you are safe from Microsoft patent portfolio”. It will be a real fight inside between the sales people and the engineers…