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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sorpigal
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2005-11-02

Again, hah.

Meanwhile, in the real world, IT people and management people don't buy systems they can't manage. Most users do not need or have any access to their own systems, not in a corporate environment. Everything is managed and locked down. Most internal apps are with web based or .net-based these days, it's true, but control of user behavior (e.g. installing apps, access control) needs to be manageable.

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