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May 05, 2011, 05:11 (11 Talkback[s])


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"At this time, I do not know what other development efforts are being put on the back-burner. Nor, do I know if Miguel de Icaza, the founder and driving engine of Mono, has been let go. I've send several requests for comments to him, but I haven't received a reply. De Icaza, who is usually very outspoken, has also not tweeted nor written on his blogs about the fate of Mono and his own future with Novell. My understanding is that all of the Mono team, approximately 30-individuals, have been let go.

"The Salt Lake City KSL television station reports that, 'Novell Inc. laid off hundreds of employees Monday from its Provo office, just days after the company was sold, according to employees.' Under Attachmate's rule, Provo was to be Novell's headquarters."

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