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Re: [SLE] SuSE sold out?
  • From: Allen <gorebofh@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2005 17:58:46 -0500
  • Message-id: <20050217225846.GA22470@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, Feb 17, 2005 at 10:33:00AM -0500, James Knott wrote:
> Joe Zitnik wrote:
> >I believe IBM invested about 50 million in Novell after the purchase of
> >SuSE. I don't know whether or not the 50 million dollar investment
> >equates to 10% ownership in the company.
>
> I'd heard 10%, but I don't have any links to it.
> Either way, IBM owns a chunk of Novell and indirectly SuSE.


How is this SUSE selling out? Just because a big company bought them
doesn't mean they sold out, it means now we have a huge company backing us
and Linux.



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