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November 28, 2006 at 1:38 PM

Ballmer’s angry call from Novell CEO …

About the fateful Linux comments Steve Ballmer made in Seattle two weeks ago. Novell boss Ron Hovsepian told Computerworld he called Ballmer to ask what was up.

He didn’t say much about the conversation but noted that Ballmer and his lieutenants were “very understanding. At the executive level, they’ve been operating very genuinely — I have to give them full credit for that.”

Comments | Topics: Microsoft, Open source

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