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Re: [SLE] Oracle-Novell
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2006 06:17:50 -0400
  • Message-id: <4444BCCE.1090106@xxxxxxxxxx>
Greg Wallace wrote:
> On Monday, April 17, 2006 @ 6:28 PM, Don wrote:
>
>> Hi all, just my 2 cents worth into the fray. Larry E. is getting use to
>> getting his way and with his strong dislike of Bill G and MS, I wouldn't
>> be surprised at all that Novell is bought by Oracle. They, Oracle, have
>> a VP in charge of Linux product development, SuSE is the next piece of
>> the puzzle for them, I think. Do they have the $'s, probably.
>> --
>> Don N7NKJ
>> SuSE 9.3 Because it keeps on working! and it's open source!
>
> So would Oracle SuSE Linux come with an Oracle database server package as
> part of the distro (scaled back, of course, but still ...)? Now that would
> be cool.

A bit of trivia. A while ago, I read that Oracle was named after a
project that Larry Ellison was working on, for the CIA.

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