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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#1 Distro at in 2011
by fretinator on Mon 22nd Nov 2010 20:44 UTC
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MS Xenix - woohoo!

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stabbyjones Member since:

should have gone with WINix

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Laurence Member since:

should have gone with WINix

Xenix would be correct as that was a Unix* OS Microsoft released long before Windows Server (though I can't remember exactly when that was).

* I say "Unix", but though the code originated from Unix, it was never approved to be sold as "Unix" due to some key changes Microsoft made to their OS (IIRC).

Not sure if you missed the original joke or are just expending on it, so I apologise if I'm stating the obvious.

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dylansmrjones Member since:

Aahhh... SCO Openserver that is. Ironic, don't you think?

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