[ Note re two peoples separated by a common language: in the
headline, the equivalent expression in the US would be
"bellyup.com" - LT ed. ]
[A second note: The Register's Andrew Orlowski wrote to
inform us that the story has been updated on the Register's site to
clear up some misunderstandings the original article contained,
especially with regard to SuSE's S390/zSeries strategy. The updated
excerpt appears below. -mph]
"SuSE US president Volker Wiegand says he's been misrepresented
by Linuxgram's "Fallen Angel" article. No, he doesn't think Linux
businesses are inevitably doomed, and SuSE is sticking around to be
profitable. And nor is SuSE pulling out of S/390 ZServer
development, he says. "I've laid off thirty of my best friends,
said Wiegand. "That doesn't feel good. I was emotionally moved and
this lady took advantage."
"He says hypothetical discussions with Linuxgram about
technology waves were "wilfully misinterpreted as comments about
Linux and SuSE respectively. No, he believes in Linux - SuSE
is a pure play Linux company and is focussed on getting profitable.
And no, he wasn't talking about SuSE being up for sale: it
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