"According to sources close to Novell Inc., the Linux company
has laid off numerous mid-level employees from several departments,
including training and sales.
"While Bruce Lowry, director of global public relations for
Novell said,;"We don't comment on rumors,' one former employee said
that he had been let go on November 1st. This was the day before
Novell announced its controversial alliance with Microsoft over
Linux and patent IP (intellectual property) rights..."