Linux-Watch: Oracle Buying Red Hat? Fat Chance!
Aug 24, 2006, 21:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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"The rumors just won't quit. Last week at LinuxWorld, rumors
were that Oracle would buy Red Hat; or, it would launch its own
Linux distro. Neither happened, but did that stop the rumor mill?
"This week, as my eWEEK buddy Lisa Vaas describes, a Sun
third-party PR firm representative asked the rhetorical question:
'Is it possible that Red Hat is quietly readying itself for
acquisition by Oracle?' The memo went on to badmouth Red Hat.
"Since then, Sun has quietly--but very firmly--disowned that