CNET News: Programmers Bypass Red Hat Linux Fees
Mar 24, 2005, 14:30 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"It took Red Hat 16 months to produce the newest version of its
premium Linux product, which went on sale in February for as much
as $2,499 per computer per year.
"It took a group of programmers less than two weeks to release a
free clone. But the move could help Red Hat as much as it appears
to hurt it..."