"Red Hat plans to announce Thursday that it is open-sourcing Red
Hat Network (RHN), its Web-based Linux infrastructure management
platform, according to CEO Jim Whitehurst.
"'We think it will develop more quickly, and we'll have an
instant community of use,' Whitehurst said in an interview on
Wednesday at the Red Hat Summit conference in Boston. 'We'll find
bugs we didn't know about and features will get added. We believe
it's a superior model for developing software...'"