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[2]: Microsoft now owns Unix
by tyrel on Mon 22nd Nov 2010 20:55 UTC in reply to "RE: Microsoft now owns Unix"
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Regarding Mono, according to a tweet from its creator Miguel de Icaza: "After the Novell acquisition, Mono continues as-is, but our paychecks will come from Attachmate instead of Novell."

And also "MSFT bought the patents, the products like mono go to Attachmate."

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His paycheck comes from MSFT. But he can't admit that publicly.

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