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MS SQLServer License/Patent Issues

MS SQLServer has Patentent/Licensing issues with Timeline INC (From SlashDot) There is apparently some trouble ahead for developers of Software utilizing MS SQLServer. MS has apparently lost a law suit brought by Timline over intelectual property licensing issues. The original SlashDot posting is here: SlashDot.Org Posting The Register Article can be found here: MS SQL Server customers must pay Timeline patent royalties. Question is How will this affect companies like Cerner, McKesson, etc?