Red Hat Pitching Proprietary Lock-in as "Open"
Apr 30, 2008, 00:45 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)
[ Thanks to AlexGr
for this link. ]
"Ah, how the mighty have fallen. In what must have been gross
oversight, Red Hat is pitching proprietary software on its website
under the banner of 'No vendor lock-in.' The way Red Hat and IBM
make it appear, simply running one's software on an open platform
like Linux magically removes the proprietary lock-in of the
"I hate to say this, Red Hat, but it just doesn't work that way.
Last time I checked, IBM's Lotus Domino is proprietary software and
running it on Linux hasn't changed that fact..."