Posted Feb 28, 2006 21:39 UTC (Tue) by man_ls
In reply to: Choices, choices...
Parent article: Linux fragmenting at last?
Your statement seems to me rather a wish than a necessity; things can possibly work out that way, but we must fight for it to be true. If we just stand by and don't watch Red Hat and Novell closely (or Mandriva and Ubuntu, for that matter), they might try a plethora of tricks to lock users in, starting with the tools that differentiate them -- and following with certifications, specifications...
True, there's always community-based distros to counter-balance corporate distributions; but they are an even bigger reason to participate and not let them languish.
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