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LinuxMall.com: Linuxcare: Support for the Convolution

Apr 17, 2000, 20:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Greta Durr)

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"For many observers, trying to follow recent developments at Linuxcare has been like watching a train wreck on the Open Source landscape."

"Linuxcare last week briefly emerged from the "silent period" of its initial public offering (IPO) with an announcement that its venture capitalist (VC) CEO Fermand Sarrat had left the company and that the offering would be indefinately delayed."

"In the announcement's aftermath, Linuxcare has seemed unable to control the torrent of controversy surrounding Sarrat's abrupt departure and criticism of its business plan. Critics have speculated that this could be damaging to the company within the Linux Community and among investors. At best, the announcement is a setback to the the distribution-agnostic Linux support and education company with the motto "Support for the Revolution."

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