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

Fedora is not a Red Hat system. It's a community-run distribution. Red Hat does not put marketing muscle behind it at all, not in the way Ubuntu, Microsoft and Apple market thier OSes. Red Hat prunes technology and shares some of the base... but you cannto buy a Red Hat desktop system. You can get RHEL in a workstation flavor, I believe, but this is more of an afterthought and it's made to complement the server version and not to stand alone in the home.

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