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The Register: Red Hat to buy Linux programming tool developer?

Linux distributor Red Hat is about to buy Linux development
tool provider Cygnus, if sources cited by Slashdot are to be
believed.

“The move follows on the heels of attempts to buy service and
support specialist Linuxcare and fellow open source OS distributor
TurboLinux.”

“The curious thing is that the sources also suggest that the
deal with Cygnus may involve the departure of “some people at Red
Hat… from their senior management (founding) positions”. The
reason? The deal’s “corporate implications.”

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