Who knows about Novell's layoffs?

Bart Whiteley bart.plug at whiteley.org
Sat Nov 5 10:11:29 MST 2005


On Friday 04 November 2005 6:23 pm, Gabriel Gunderson wrote:
> I've heard and read a lot about the layoffs at Novell.  Most of it was
> "before the fact" predictions.  

Don't believe it.  Even the "after the fact" press is mostly wrong.  This one 
does a good job of correcting the more wildly inaccurate articles. 
http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1882118,00.asp

> Now that they have happened, I'm left 
> wondering, how did it effect^H^H^H^H^H^Haffect Provo?  

280 souls lost in Provo.  10% overall.  SUSE virtually untouched. 

> Did anyone on the list loss^He their 
> job?  

Not that I'm aware. 

> What Open Source projects will suffer from not having the old 
> staffers? 

None.

> Hula?  

No

> Mono? 

No

> OpenSuse? 

No

> iFolder?  

No

> Beagle?  

No

> Others?      

No

-- 
Bart Whiteley



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