[PLUG] RedHat/Fedora Crisis

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Thu Sep 18 04:13:46 PDT 2008


Meghanand Acharekar wrote:
>>>  RHEL is a publicly traded company but Fedora is not.
>>>
>>> RHEL is a distribution. Not a company.
>>
> Yeah RHEL is a distribution driven by a public traded company called
> Redhat.but (I think / hope ) Fedora is driven by community (not by a
> company) like Debian....

There are significant differences. Debian has a separate non-profit 
entity called SPI managing it. Fedora is funded (systems, hardware, 
bandwidth, etc) by Red Hat and Red Hat is responsible legally for it.

Rahul




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