Linked by David Adams on Tue 22nd Jun 2010 16:22 UTC, submitted by E. Hermechals
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris Following the previous article on the Mandriva situation, the various users communities, notably the French and German ones ( among others, as there is more and more people who express their support with the initiative ) have issued an open letter to Mandriva SA about the future of the distribution, asking for clarification about the possible deal, and their impact on the community.
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Mandriva will survive, it seems
by satan666 on Tue 22nd Jun 2010 17:49 UTC
satan666
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2008-04-18

These guys are basically saying that Mandriva found investors willing to save the distro.
http://www.lemagit.fr/article/linux-mandriva-opensource-investisseu...

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davidiwharper Member since:
2006-01-01

Why would anyone invest more money in Mandriva? As I've said before (http://www.osnews.com/thread?424161) Mandriva's problem is not technological but rather managerial. Any investment that simply pumps more money into the company as it currently exists is surely going to be wasted.

Edited 2010-06-23 08:03 UTC

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