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Linux DevCenter: Where Fedora Went Wrong

Mar 23, 2007, 21:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Caitlyn Martin)

"Last month Eric S. Raymond made a public announcement on the Fedora developer's list that he was giving up on Fedora Core and that from now on Ubuntu is his distribution of choice. Actually it was more of a rant than an announcement. ESR's scatter shot attack on Fedora was wrong in more ways than I care to comment about here. Chromatic did a nice job of attacking the rant on several key points. He also pointed out quite correctly that ESR's accomplishments as an Open Source activist didn't make his changing distributions newsworthy.

"The reason I'm not simply ignoring ESR is that he did point out a real problem with Fedora Core, one which I also noted in my review of Fedora Core 5 last year..."

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