Linked by David Adams on Tue 3rd Aug 2010 16:05 UTC, submitted by sjvn
Linux As we mentioned in a previous article, Red Hat advocate Greg DeKoenigsberg claimed that due to the much larger amount of code it's contributed, Red Hat is a better open source citizen than Canonical, adding, "Canonical is a marketing organization masquerading as an engineering organization." A Computerworld blog retorts that that's no insult; and that marketing Linux could be just as important to the cause as contributing code. Updated
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RE[2]: Ubuntu
by vivainio on Tue 3rd Aug 2010 20:26 UTC in reply to "RE: Ubuntu"
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They also develop a decent development platform in Launchpad, but very little of the software you think is improving things is written by Red Hat.

I think what makes the difference is that Ubuntu is just tested better. No matter who does all the development, if a component is broken when it's time to push out the release, your distro doesn't benefit from it.

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