Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 23rd Jan 2007 20:41 UTC, submitted by WillM
Novell and Ximian Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores is contracting with Microsoft and Novell - Microsoft's preferred Linux partner - to build out the company's Web operations, according to a Wal-Mart executive. On Tuesday, Microsoft and Novell are expected to announce that Wal-Mart is the latest customer to purchase both Microsoft software and support certificates for Novell's Suse Linux Enterprise Server.
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RE: Preditors usualy run in packs
by sbergman27 on Wed 24th Jan 2007 12:27 UTC in reply to "Preditors usualy run in packs"
sbergman27
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2005-07-24

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If you use Suse then you're a traitor and Microsoft supporter, simple as that!
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In executing the deal with Novell, Microsoft intended to drive a wedge between members of the community. In that, they have succeeded beyond all expectations.

We're playing right into their hands because so many in our number are so predictable.

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