LinuxPlanet: Novell Eyes YaST Solutions of Various Stripes
Apr 12, 2004, 21:15 (11 Talkback[s])
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"In releasing YaST (Yet Another Setup Tool) to open source,
Novell has thrown down the welcome mat to management solutions
aimed at homes and small businesses as well as enterprises,
according to Novell officials.
"Although YaST drew lots of attention among developers at
BrainShare, the Linux installation and administration tool had been
released to the open source community even before last month's
show, noted Chris Schlaeger, Novell's VP for R&D.
"'All we've done with YaST (at BrainShare) is to change the
license to GPL,' Schlaeger said in an interview. 'For iFolders,
though, we both announced a release to open source and announced
the GPL license...'"