[CentOS] Novell sale news?

John Kennedy skebi69 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 22 13:50:35 EST 2010


On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 13:26, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 11/22/2010 12:14 PM, Digimer wrote:
> >
> >> Is anyone following the news of the Novell sale and some mysterious
> >> 'intellectual property assets' that were transferred to a holding
> >> company controlled by Microsoft?
> >
> > I saw that, and can't help but wonder if we're in for another "SCO". =/
>
> SCO didn't get off the ground since it was ruled that they didn't
> actually own the IP in question and Novell did.  And they ran out of
> money for the legal process.  This could be a very different game.
>
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My guess (and I REALLY hope I am right) is that the IP in question is
related to NetWare and eDirectory. Both products (started out to be)/are
better than MS products, not Linux/SUSE stuff.

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 John Kennedy
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