Its impossible for this to be complete but I felt some listing of articles/comments would be helpful -
For the latest community reaction see:
Nov. 1, 2006 and before:
Nov. 2, 2006:
Might Microsoft and Novell make a deal?
The Microsoft and Novell Partnership
Novell-Microsoft: How many times can you sell your soul?
The meat of the Microsoft-Novell deal is in the patents
Reality check: Microsoft isn't waving the white flag
Novell Sells Out
Moglen: Microsoft-Novell raises GPL questions
Novell to make 'running royalty payments' to Microsoft
Novell-Microsoft: What They Aren't Telling You
Microsoft and Novell Link up over Linux
Novell/Microsoft deal: good for Novell, good for Linux?
Nov. 3, 2006:
Perspective: Microsoft and Novell's concession to tech reality
The Microsoft/Novell Deal: Sorting Through The FUD
The Novell-Microsoft agreement and .NET
It’s a win-win deal for Microsoft and Novell
The Morning After - Reactions to Novell-MS - Updated 2xs
MS FUDs like SCO, Red Hat Responds. and MS/Novell Transcript Available
Strategic partnerhip or unholy alliance?
Microsoft patent peace--or patent war?
Red Hat adds new Linux legal protection
Industry is lukewarm to angry about Novell/Microsoft
Microsoft-Novell: SYS-CON.com Commentators Speak Out
Greeks bearing gifts (UPDATED)
Nov. 4, 2006:
What's covered by the Microsoft/Novell patent deal
Novell + Microsoft = SECURE PRODUCTIVITY
Nov. 5, 2006:
Nov. 6, 2006:
Microsoft Makes Peace With Novell--And Waves The Patent Hammer Over All Others
Is your software free, open or litigated?
Novell-Microsoft partnership faces GPL hurdle
Please bear with me on this - even partially capturing this event will take some time.