Software Maker, Anyone? No?

WORDPERFECT: WHO WILL BUY it? Potential buyers are treating the once popular word processing software maker like the leisure suit of the high-tech world. Novell, which picked up WordPerfect for $855 million in stock just 16 months ago, announced Oct. 30 that it wanted to shed most of the new acquisition so it could focus on networking software.

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