TLWIR Special: The Amazing Philosophy of Red Hat

Posted by acrossad on Aug 2, 2012 7:59 PM EDT; By Rex Djere
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Close your eyes and imagine this scenario: Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer wakes up one day and says: “God, I love LibreOffice! It is a great alternative to Microsoft Office, and it makes people more enthusiastic about office suites in general!” Would this ever happen in a BILLION years? Probably not. Yet Red Hat’s CEO, the amazing Linux gentleman named Jim Whitehurst, recently said that he loves CENTOS. Nothing could me more demonstrative of how differently the Free Software community operates and thinks. Hatred and fierce competition are slowly being replaced by sharing and collaboration. Is this a better system? Only history will be able to answer that question. But it will certainly be a fascinating ride.

In this short TLWIR piece, I will analyze Whitehurst’s recent comments, and reflect on what they mean to the GNU/Linux community.

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Why does this keep surprising People? BFM 4 1,881 Aug 3, 2012 9:40 PM

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