AOL in Negotiations to Acquire Red Hat

Max Dunn
Sat, 19 Jan 2002 18:41:57 -0800

> Three words spring to my mind: "kiss of death".

Yes, that's what it would be.

I first thought "last nail in the coffin".  But that only makes sense
for Netscape - with RedHat, it would be more of a murder, wouldn't it?
Aren't they generally doing OK?  Netscape was almost dead at the time
they got bought.