“The abrupt resignation of Novell Inc. Vice Chairman Chris Stone
this month may have a negative impact on the company’s
relationships with the open-source and Linux communities.
“Stone, an executive with Novell since March 2002, was the force
behind the Waltham, Mass., company’s push into Linux and
open-source software, as well as its acquisitions of Ximian Inc.
and SuSE Linux AG last year…”