"Chris Stone, Novell's vice chairman, spoke Tuesday with
Computerworld about the strategy behind his company's plan to
acquire SUSE Linux AG, and why Novell chose SUSE instead of Red
Hat. Excerpts from the interview follow:
"Q: How did the idea to acquire SUSE
"In April at BrainShare is when we made the first announcement
that NetWare services were going to go basically on top of Linux.
We wanted to learn how the open-source community actually works. We
didn't want to be the big, bad enterprise company that dove into
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