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Old 06-07-2011
Novell takeover complete

Not sure what to even think of the latest turn in the saga.

Having completed its $2.2 billion takeover, Attachmate is dividing the spoils. Novell and its legacy networking business will survive in Utah. NetIQ will inherit Novell's identity and security management solutions, and SUSE has been given autonomy and control of Novell's open source projects from its base in Nuremberg. Mono has been cast adrift, ...
I've kind of held SuSE (or SUSE or openSUSE or whatever it is) in disdain, but it sounds like they have yet another opportunity to cut their losses, come clean and be respectable again. Though I'm not holding my breath.
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Old 06-07-2011
And the people who bought SCO, also acquired all the rights to Unixware that SCO and Novell had been squabbling over.
Don't know if its too late or not The Asset Sale | UnXis
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Old 06-07-2011
From your link, jgt:
This asset transfer ends, for all time, the long period of uncertainty stemming from litigation and bankruptcy; indemnifies UnXis, our customers and channel partners from the risk of any future litigation associated with the SCO Group.
That will be a positive development. If it's true.
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