Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 8th Nov 2007 17:33 UTC, submitted by WillM
In the News One year after sealing their surprise alliance, Novell and Microsoft have announced an expansion of their technical collaboration to 'link together the existing Windows and Linux frameworks'. The firms will extend their existing collaboration to focus on virtualisation, standards-based management, directory and identity federation and document format compatibility. As part of this process, Microsoft said that both companies are 'now working closely' at the Microsoft and Novell Interoperability Lab in Massachusetts.
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RE: Good for Novell!
by alucinor on Fri 9th Nov 2007 14:42 UTC in reply to "Good for Novell!"
alucinor
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2006-01-06

Wake me when something tangible actually comes out of this deal other than "peace of mind". Interoperability with Windows is Samba, WINE, and OpenOffice reverse engineering of .DOC. WHAT has this deal done to contribute to these efforts?

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