MozillaQuest: Is It Deja Deja Novell All Over Again, Again?
Nov 15, 2005, 02:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Angelo)
"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..."