Red Hat bid to undercut Oracle, Novell

[ Thanks to Sam
for this link. ]

“Red Hat has decided to release its kernel source with
all patches pre-applied to make it difficult for its competitors to
lure away its customers.

“Brian Stevens, the chief technical officer of the company, who
offered this explanation towards the end of an eight-paragraph blog
entry attempting to explain the sudden change, did not respond
directly to questions sent to the company by iTWire.”

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