The Ultimate Open-Source M&A 'Poison Pill'
Jul 19, 2007, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Luis Villa commented on an earlier post wherein I had asked,
'Why doesn't Oracle just buy Red Hat?' His remark was, 'Because Red
Hat employees would leave en masse.'
"Think about that. To the extent that an open-source company is
driven by a culture of freedom, would-be purchasers might be put
off by one of two things..."