Re: [ox-en] RedHat and Fedora and SuSE and Novell
- From: Chris Croome <chris croome.net>
- Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2003 01:31:24 +0000
On Wed 05-Nov-2003 at 01:42:21AM [PHONE NUMBER REMOVED], Benni Baermann
But if i can have a half-open RedHat, called Fedora ...
Why not take the full open Debian instead?
Well, personally I use Red Hat and will use Fedora because
I like that fact that the stable version is fairly
cutting-edge with things like use of UTF-8 etc and the
install is easy, oh and it's the distro I started with and
I just stuck with it....
I see no purpose in such in-between-things. If i want to
have an open development process, i will take Debian. If
i want a high-commerce-distribution, i will take Suse.
Fine, you are free to do that :-)
Choice and abunance are core elements of the free software
mode of production as opposed to the scarcity and
restrictions inherent with the industrial capital mode of
I think Debian and Fedora will probably get come closer
together over time, did you see this:
Progeny Brings Red Hat and Debian Closer Together
On Friday afternoon, Ian Murdock, the founder of the
Debian GNU/Linux project and co-founder of Progeny,
announced a status update of his company's Debian work.
Murdock made two very important announcements: the
porting of Red Hat's Anaconda installer tool to Debian,
and a modification of Debian's APT package tool which
will allow it to use both RedHat and Debian packages.