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MozillaQuest: Is It Deja Deja Novell All Over Again, Again?

Nov 15, 2005, 02:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Angelo)

"There have been several published stories and there has been some forums chatter recently to the effect that Novell is emasculating KDE and SUSE. The gist is that Novell/SUSE no longer is supporting KDE. Novell/SUSE now is GNOME-centric, the Ximian/GNOME forces within Novell are pushing out the SUSE/KDE forces, and so forth. And one recently published opinion suggests that Novell is planning to dump its SUSE Linux products...

"In 2003, Novell acquired Ximian, a GNU-Linux, software development company and principal commercial sponsor of GNOME, a Linux desktop environment. Then in January 2004, Novell acquired SUSE, a KDE-centric Linux distribution provider..."

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