CACert (was Re: [Wolves] A day with the boys from GLLUG)

Daniel Jones djones9960 at
Mon May 8 01:04:41 BST 2006

On 07/05/06, Kevanf1 <kevanf1 at> wrote:
> On 07/05/06, Daniel Jones <djones9960 at> wrote:
> > No offence, but you just don't /get/ Open Source really, do you?
> >
> > --
> > Dan
> >
> Don't ever forget that just because it's open source does not mean it
> cannot be sold.  There is nothing in the GPL to stop somebody from
> charging for their expertise in putting together a distro along with a
> number of programs.

You'll get no arguments from me about that whatsoever.  Charging for
Ubuntu though?  Yeah right.

Someone who knows better will just fork.

> If, Linux does get anywhere near a market share of something like 30
> or 40% just watch Bill Gates suddenly make an announcement.  Microsoft
> Linux, the new and latest distro on the block.

I do understand where you're coming from there.  BUT: I'd put the odds
on that happening(MS Linux, as if) as about the same as Wolves getting
promoted in this season just passed.

It just won't happen.


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