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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So my Fedora 13 powered MacBook is not a desktop system?

Fedora has an explicit role as "hobbyist" distribution, with no long term stability promise for any release. It's a victim of anti-marketing: no matter how good it is, it's downplayed by the makers themselves.

If Fedora was established as production quality distribution right from the start (like Red Hat that it replaced), we wouldn't have needed Ubuntu. But history happened.

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