Novell Says 'No' but Elliot Hears 'Maybe'

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http://www.linuxinsider.com – New York hedge fund Elliott Associates is in hot pursuit of Novell, and developments have left some worrying that an acquisition, if successful, would mean the end of Suse Linux. On Monday, Novell's board of directors turned down a March 2 offer of $2 billion for the company from Elliott Associates. It said it is seeking other alternatives, including joint ventures and, possibly, purchasers. Elliott Associates' response was to pledge to continue its wooing. Elliott Associates and its sister company, Elliott International, togethe (General)