On Fri, 2003-08-15 at 20:07, Howard Owen wrote:
This means that all the great engineering they do will
continue to benefit the broader community since the RHEL work is mostly
Minor correction: All Red Hat work done on RHEL is GPL'd. In fact, all
of RHEL has source code available for download, with the sole exception
of the IBM/Sun Java implementations. I personally found it odd that Mr.
Perens chose to single out RHEL as a "Proprietary Open Source" offering,
when our competitors in the Enterprise Linux space include proprietary
applications and code, and only give what source is open to the
customers who purchase it.
Its only a little sore spot for me (no pun intended). ;)
Everyone at Red Hat is very excited about the RHLP, but our timing was a
little off, we jumped the gun a little bit. The core tenets that we
announced originally are still going to be the same, we just need to
make sure we have all our i's dotted and t's crossed.
Be patient with us, we want this to roll into full swing as much as you
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