eWeek: Sun Pins 'Proprietary' Label on Red Hat
Apr 27, 2004, 14:00 (52 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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"A surprising breach appeared to open between leading Unix and
Linux companies on Monday as Sun Microsystems' chief executive
called Red Hat 'a proprietary Linux distribution.'
"The catcall was sounded in an eWEEK.com interview with Sun
Microsystems Inc. President and Chief Operating Officer Jonathan
Schwartz. Besides challenging Red Hat Inc.'s contention that it is
the premiere Linux company, the remark casts the relationship of
the companies into a more adversarial light..."