Linux.com: openSUSE Holds Public IRC Q&A on Microsoft/Novell Deal
Nov 28, 2006, 13:45 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)
"Q: Why was nobody from SUSE technical staff
aware of the deal until the last moment?
"Andreas Jaeger: I planned to get briefed on
the Tuesday before, but was flying at that time. A couple of others
were briefed--and I was briefed finally a few hours before.
"Nat Friedman: I was aware of discussions with
Microsoft for a number of months. Big companies are often talking
to each other, though, and I didn't know if this conversation would