[ubuntu-my] Ubuntu ditches X for Wayland?

Chow Loong Jin hyperair at gmail.com
Tue Dec 7 15:49:29 GMT 2010


On Tuesday 07,December,2010 08:34 PM, Slaya Chronicles - Geeko Acolyte wrote:
> RH and Novell each has a different approach to business. RH positions
> itself as an Open Source Software vendor hile Novell is a mixed-source
> organisation. Novell does a lot of closed-source things as well.
> 
> While it would have been awesome for a marriage between the 2, it will
> be legally impossible. The merging of No. 1 and No. 2 Enterprise Linux
> vendors will definitely be stopped by the Department of Justice in the
> US. So a merger will definitely be out of the question.
> 
> Novell has close working relationships with Microsoft, IBM, VMWare and
> SAP. In fact there is a specially version of SLES for SAP if cutomers
> would like to deploy Linux with SAP.
> 
> Wayland seems to be an interesting project.
> 
> There are already some suggestions in the ML that perhaps a Wayland
> option should be made available in openSUSE 12 or SLED/SLES 12. So far
> it's still only talk but let us see how things go.

Hmm? Novell deals with closed-source things? I haven't heard about that. What
closed-source products do they have?

-- 
Kind regards,
Loong Jin

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