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TECHWEB: An Interview with Robert Young: Red Hat

Oct 06, 1998, 01:32 (0 Talkback[s])

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While financial facts about the investment in Linux have not been disclosed, how would you describe it in non-financial terms?

The money has much less to do with the value of this deal to Red Hat and to Linux than [it does with] the partnership with firms of this caliber. It proves to other open-source-code development companies that venture capitalists are interested in investing in the open-source software-development model.

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