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ServerWatch: Enterprise Unix Roundup: Is Greed Good for Geeko?

Aug 20, 2005, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Amy Newman)

"We'll admit our first reaction to rumors, then news of openSUSE.org was a sigh followed quickly by eyebrow-raising interest. The rumor mill yielded a good bit of warning that it was on its way, so the official word came as no surprise. And let's face it, enterprise-backed open source endeavors aren't exactly revolutionary at this point: Red Hat has the Fedora Project and Sun has Open Solaris, IBM offers a steady stream of software patents flowing to the open source community, and we won't even touch on companies like JBoss, sendmail, or Jabber (whose core products are free, yet are most assuredly for-profit entities)..."

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