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LinuxMonth: The real issue with LinuxOne

Mar 12, 2000, 22:33 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by William Stearns)

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"I've watched the LinuxOne saga unfold. It's not the first time that a member of the Linux community has been accused of profiting off the work of volunteers - and won't be the last. I've watched discussions about RedHat, Caldera, Mandrake, VA Linux, and Corel on various mailing lists; all accused of profiting - which, indeed, they do. Those discussions come up for a while then die down. The LinuxOne debate has persisted and stayed rather negative. Why?"

"Contribution. It's that simple...."

"The problem is the community perception that LinuxOne is looking to make a large quantity of money off the community without a corresponding level of contribution."

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