Subject Re: [Firebird-general] Some bucks left? Aquire developer products from Borland ...
Author Ann W. Harrison
Leyne, Sean wrote:
>>What could possibly inspire them to make the announcement before they
>>had a buyer for the developer products?
> To support/boost the Borland share price.
> The prospect of Borland getting $$$ from the sale will encourage some
> shareholders.
> IMHO, this represents a typical short-term view from CEOs.

I guess I would agree with that last, but if I were a shareholder
in Oracle and they announced they were selling off their database
business to the highest bidder, I'd be looking for the highest
bidder for my stock.