Novell may be sold soon, but to whom?
Sep 15, 2010, 22:04 (7 Talkback[s])
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"The New York Post is not exactly where I look for
business or Linux news, but it seems they're on to something. In a
Sept. 15 story, the Post reported that "Novell Inc. has reached a
deal in principle to sell itself in two parts and is three to four
weeks away from signing a deal." My sources are saying the same
"The deal seems to be that a technology company will pick up
SUSE Linux; its open-source community and its distribution,
openSUSE; and their associated technologies like Mono, the
open-source adaptation of Microsoft's .NET. The rest will go to a