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Should Microsoft buy RHT?

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Coming back from the Open Source Goat Rodeo (OSGR) and spending excellent time with old and new friends got me thinking again about this theoretical possibility.

Let's argue "could Microsoft buy Red Hat?" Here are various reasons, some of it serious, some not. It is a somewhat ordered list, but left as an open list to you the reader.

MSFT should buy RHT because:

  1. they can

  2. it's kind of cheap
  3. RHT deserves this fate
  4. my stock in RHT would go up

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