Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 22nd Nov 2010 19:53 UTC
Novell and Ximian We were well aware that Novell had put itself on the market, coyly winking at passers-by, displaying its... Assets. VMware was a contender, but things have played out entirely different: Novell has been bought by Attachmate Corp., with a Microsoft-led consortium buying unspecified intellectual property from Novell.
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RE[5]: patents?
by vodoomoth on Tue 23rd Nov 2010 12:03 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: patents?"
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You didn't read the thing correctly. 2 billion is the price paid by Attachmate, not MSFT (or more precisely the consortium they are part of).

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