I am disappointed by this news. I have been using SUSE/openSUSE for a while now and I generally like it. I really like the customized desktop environment of both Gnome and KDE that SUSE provides. But I believe it is time to pick a new distro. Leaning towards Debian "etch" or FC6.

There are alot of theories going around right now as to what is going on behind the scenes, or "What they aren't telling you." What do you guys think? What is the REAL reason for the strategic partnership that Novell and M$ have forged?