"Novell has just been full of surprises lately. I'd point out
some previous examples, but I think that the current headlines
surfacing at Google News speak for themselves. As news first
started coming in about Novell opening up their openSuse Build
Service, I remained somewhat skeptical. I mean, why now? What are
they really up to?
"As an Ubuntu user, I found myself looking for the angle as
Novell has long since lost my trust after giving Microsoft the keys
to their front door (in the virtual sense). And as this whole thing
felt more and more suspicious as to their future motive for such a
move, it all started to make sense..."