Infoworld: Red-mond Hat?
Sep 16, 2002, 23:30 (41 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Russell Pavlicek)
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"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
"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..."