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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Red Hat does give more code but
by metalf8801 on Wed 4th Aug 2010 07:06 UTC
metalf8801
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2010-03-22

Red Hat does do more for Linux then Canonical. However, Rad Hat is also making money on Linux when Canonical isn't. Also they are 2 very different companies which is good because if Canonical tried to copy Red Hat they wouldn't standout and they would most likely fail. Its not like Canonical isn't doing important work that does help Linux.

PS
If you want to bash a distribution for taking advantage of the hard work that is being done by Red Hat without giving enough back then why isn't anyone bashing CentOS?

Just my .2 cents
Dan

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