person would be happier to pay for Red Hat Enterprise Linux if we
removed open source code from the Fedora Project and included it only
in Red Hat Enterprise Linux under a proprietary license. He says we
don’t understand “value add,” but maybe this is one of those RMS is
right moments (see the joke about “freedom subtracted”).
The technical points in the article are often off-base too – hint, the
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 feature list was driven by the most common
enterprise customer requests, and the things on the list aren’t in
this article… but I can live with that. I’m just blown away that
he’s complaining that he could use Fedora Core 1 for free.
(This post was originally found at http://log.ometer.com/2004-04.html#30)