Linspire Deal: What Will ESR and Shuttleworth Do Now?

“A few months back, the self-styled open source advocate Eric S.
Raymond made a grand announcement about switching Linux
distributions and moving from Fedora to Ubuntu.

“What Raymond did not let on at that time–February 2007–was
that he had joined the board of Freespire, a community Linux
distribution which is owned by the company which sells the
commercial distribution Linspire. Formerly known as Lindows,
Linspire has no problems with including proprietary software, as
long as it meets users’ needs…”


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