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Pick Your Distro: Cutting-Edge, Bleeding-Edge, Blunting-Edge

Jun 25, 2009, 09:02 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Serdar Yegulalp)

"But the problem with Fedora using 'free and open' as its big draw is that, when you get down to it, almost every other distribution has something of the same approach anyway. Or close enough to it that most people just walking in the door aren't going to notice any differences that matter to them. It's not as distinguishing as it might seem. (Speaking for myself, I like Fedora. The lack of patent-encumbered pieces has been a bit annoying, but if nothing else it serves as an object lesson in just how much of what we do has a patent encumbrance of one kind or another.)"

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