Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 23rd Oct 2005 03:27 UTC
Novell and Ximian Novell is expected to initiate a major round of layoffs that could cut 1000 or more jobs in an attempt to restore the server software company's financial strength, according to employees familiar with the plan.
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by on Sun 23rd Oct 2005 10:59 UTC

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This is what happens when you try to make money with Linux. They should have consulted with Corel first. Or Loki or Eazel (and so on).

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RE: Linux
by on Sun 23rd Oct 2005 11:40 in reply to "Linux"
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Corel LINUX lives on as Xandros Desktop (though whether they are profitable or not is a matter of debate).

Loki was a consumer-driven company, while Novell is largely business-oriented. And in the enterprise, Red Hat has shown that profitability can be a reality. (Eazel was a tiny startup, and a large proportion of startups fold within three years as a matter of course - OSS or otherwise.)

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