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LinuxInsider: Red Hat: Time for the Tar and Feathers?

Oct 07, 2004, 17:30 (20 Talkback[s])
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"As con men these two pitiful rascals made their living by pretending to be what they were not, and then charging the gullible to share the illusion. A cynic might see parallels to Red Hat here: pretending to open source ideals while actually charging the MSCE community for the privilege of sharing the illusion.

"The current management team at Red Hat has consistently been vocal about its agenda. The road to Microsoft, Open Source Affairs Vice President Michael Tieman has said many times, goes through Mountain View first--meaning that he wants to take over the 'Unix' server base before taking on Microsoft's desktop. Lately, however, Sun has been firing back..."

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