[PLUG] RedHat/Fedora Crisis

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Thu Sep 18 03:53:33 PDT 2008


Vivek Khurana wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 12:15 PM, Rahul Sundaram
> <sundaram at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> 
>> Debian is a not a publicly trading company. That changes the game
>> considerably. For Red Hat, both Fedora and RHEL systems were illegally
>> accessed. Completely unprecedented situation.
> 
>  RHEL is a publicly traded company but Fedora is not. 

RHEL is a distribution. Not a company.

Fedora is a
> community driven project and so is debian. In case of handling
> security breach debian handled the situation better than Fedora guys.
> Fedora team was simply busy making corporates happy...

Fedora is not a separate legal entity. Red Hat is the legal entity 
behind Fedora as well and constraints apply to both.

Rahul



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