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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 application.

"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..."

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