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MozillaQuest: Is It Deja Deja Novell All Over Again, Again?

Nov 15, 2005, 02:30 (3 Talkback[s])
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"There have been several published stories and there has been some forums chatter recently to the effect that Novell is emasculating KDE and SUSE. The gist is that Novell/SUSE no longer is supporting KDE. Novell/SUSE now is GNOME-centric, the Ximian/GNOME forces within Novell are pushing out the SUSE/KDE forces, and so forth. And one recently published opinion suggests that Novell is planning to dump its SUSE Linux products...

"In 2003, Novell acquired Ximian, a GNU-Linux, software development company and principal commercial sponsor of GNOME, a Linux desktop environment. Then in January 2004, Novell acquired SUSE, a KDE-centric Linux distribution provider..."

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