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[ale] Will Google buy Novell? (was: google dumps microsoft)

Hello Mike,

Wednesday, June 2, 2010, 7:21:01 AM, you wrote:

>>> http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2010/05/31/businessinsider-henry-blodget-google-dumping-microsoft-windows-company-wide-blames-windows-for-china-hacking-attack-2010-5.DTL
>> Hmmm.... wouldn't that be just the freakin' greatest if Google bought Novell?  ROFLMAO just thinking about that...

> Would that need board approval or just be an expense item under petty cash?


> Part of me likes seeing as many players in the market as possible, when
> ANY one player holds too many cards (patents, market share, etc..)
> bad things happen.

There's bad and there's BAD.  Between MS and Google, which is which in this case do you think?  And is it just a coincidence that this comes so close on the heels of some very important cases resolved in Novell's favor?

Mull it over... ;)