Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 19th Sep 2010 19:05 UTC, submitted by sjvn
Novell and Ximian Novell has been pretty much for sale for six months, and now The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Novell's Linux business may be bought by VMware. Novell's other assets, which includes Novell Netware, will then be bought by a private-equity backed software company called Attachmate Corp.
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RE[3]: Worry?
by segedunum on Mon 20th Sep 2010 13:02 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Worry?"
segedunum
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I don't see how. I can't fathom what use VMware would have for Mono. I don't see what use Novell or Suse has for it to be honest, because all that's written with it is a handful of useless tools full of their own self-importance. There's no server apps written with it on the scale of Java or .Net in the Windows world.

I doubt whether anyone paying to run some .Net applications on Suse is covering the large costs.

Edited 2010-09-20 13:02 UTC

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