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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With Hula not very far off and some features, specifically search, being done with Mono, it really should not be long before Novell is offering a power web based solution for email that rivals both exchange and gmail. I think a little time is all it will take.

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2005-07-06

With Hula not very far off and some features, specifically search, being done with Mono, it really should not be long before Novell is offering a power web based solution for email that rivals both exchange and gmail. I think a little time is all it will take.

Hula and Mono are just projects that piss patterns in the snow. They are not profitable, and it is now certain that they cannot be made to be profitable. There's just nothing happening.

The thing I find really dangerous is that people in charge at Novell who aren't technically minded are believing at least some of the tosh the technical people on some sides of the company are telling them. Thus, the company is getting pulled one way and then the other.

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