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From: Ruben I Safir
Subject: Re: [hangout] Non FOSS and Fedora
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On 2004.01.12 21:55 akbar wrote:
> Oh the dichotomy!!!
> Red Hat Reiterates Commitment to Open Source
> By Bhavika Jhaveri
> Mumbai, January 12, 2004
> Red Hat, the Linux company, is not unduly worried by Novell's recent
> acquisition of SuSe Linux.
> Javed Tapia, director, Red Hat India, said, "Attractive markets attract
> new players. We expect these moves. It simply validates the enormous
> customer interest and market opportunity in open source technology, and
> the progress Red Hat has achieved as the industry leader."
> According to the company, Novell sells 99 percent of its software the
> old-fashioned way - it's proprietary technology. "So now they are
> testing the waters. Putting a foot in both camps," observed Tapia.
> ´It looks like they might attempt a challenging feat, which nobody has
> been able to accomplish: build a hybrid company that works. On top of
> that, they face the typical integration challenges that have distracted
> so many companies in the past," added Tapia.
> Red Hat doesn't see any urgency to reinvent its business strategy. Its
> vision is to go well beyond an open source by building a complete
> computing architecture based 100 percent on the open source model. Tapia
> explained, ´At the end of the day, that unwavering commitment to open
> source distinguishes us from Novell and will make a huge difference to
> customers and partners.'
> According to Red Hat India, the company holds 95 percent of the market
> share in the Linux space and an estimated over 10 percent in the server
> On Mon, 2004-01-12 at 04:51, Adam Kosmin wrote:
> > Greetings,
> > I couldn't help but notice Thomas Chung's tutorials up on fedoranews.org
> > which describe how to install Acrobat Reader, Helix, and Macromedia
> > Flash.
> > In light of The Fedora Project's #2 objective being "Build the operating
> > system exclusively from open source software.", I must pose this
> > question to the list:
> > Is it appropriate to encourage people to install non-FOSS software on
> > Fedora?
> > Best,
> > Adam Kosmin
> > WindowsRefund.net
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