The deal will go through. And thus...
From Ballmer's office, in a few months:
"So the deal is done, these EU regulators finally agreed on a price?"
"Yes Mr. Ballmer. The videotape from that Las Vegas hotel room helped."
"Bwahaha... Yahoo is ours! And after we take over the advertizing income, we move all their ugly BDS machines to our nice, shiny Windows Server..."
"That's BSD. Yes, Mr. Ballmer."
"And then we start changing all them Yahoo, Flickr and whatnot sites to work only with IE."
"Sure, Mr. Ballmer."
"Oh, and that ZImbra thing. We kill it of course. We want everyone to use our shiny Exchange."
"The whole ZImbra development team already quit, Mr. Ballmer."
"Excellent! I won't have to deal with that bunch of hippies. No more Zimbra. Send our sales rep to moon the current Zimbra customers. Have them tell these traitors they are going to bleed."
"Err... Actually, Mr. Ballmer, all the Zimbra developers were hired by other companies that took over the development of the..."
"What?!! But... It's our intellectual property! Ours! OURS! We bought it! Sue them. Sue all the developers!"
"Well, see, the code is open-source. The license says it's legal for the developers to..."
"Aaaaugh... Developers! Developers! Developers!"
(Sound of chair crashing)