Thursday, November 15, 2007


Unethical Open Source

It is one thing to embrace open source, it is another to support a software vendor with unethical behavior...

Have you ever heard of CentOS? They distribute an enterprise-class Linux version that isn't based on contribution, but on the notion of theft. If you visit their home page, you may notice on their home page the following phrase:For the record, the software that they steal is RedHat.

I am normally not in support of legal action, but in this scenario the lawyers from RedHat should rip them a new one...

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