"Goodwill has been heaped upon the new kid on the Linux block,
Novell Inc., since it pledged its full-fledged devotion to the OS
and the community via recent high-profile acquisitions and internal
"And rightly so, many observers would say. Not only has Novell
thrown its engineering, support and sales muscle behind SuSE Linux
to become the No. 2 distributor, but it has already opened several
important proprietary tools to the open source community..."