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Infoworld: Red-mond Hat?

Sep 16, 2002, 23:30 (41 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Russell Pavlicek)

"I guess it's that time again. About once every quarter, someone circulates the story that the open-source world is cowering in fear over the possibility that Red Hat may become the next Microsoft...

"The fear is valid. After all, many organizations are rightfully concerned that too much power in hands of a single company is a bad thing. And, with the open-source world growing rapidly, it is only prudent to be on the watch for a company with the potential to overpower the market.

"The problem is that Red Hat just does not fit the bill. It is in no position to become a megalomaniacal dragon seeking to rule the IT world..."

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