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Nov 28, 2006, 13:45 (12 Talkback[s])
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"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 go anywhere..."

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