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The Register: Red Hat Opens Losing Propaganda Offensive Against Sun

Sep 28, 2004, 23:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ashlee Vance)

"Heaven help us all--there's a blog battle being waged between Red Hat's chief cheerleader Michael Tiemann and Sun Microsystems' President Jonathan Schwartz.

"It appears that Sun's recent rampage against Red Hat--most vociferously delivered via Schwartz's blog--has Tiemann's undies creeping toward an uncomfortable place. This is understandable in that Red Hat is not used to non-Redmond criticism and is unaccustomed to having a Microsoft rival of all things go after its pricey support costs. Red Hat has become the patron saint of Linux and this entitles it to an elevated position that its revenue and size would not typically warrant..."

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