Frightening. I do hope that the folks at Red Hat stay away from this merger. Granted, it might make them alot of money, and I certainly have no objection to them selling to another firm to help insure their firm’s survival, but AOL? AOL? Does anyone remember Netscape anymore? What happens to Red Hat if there is a merger should be a concern of any Linux user.
Yes, Linux will live on. It is far bigger than just Red Hat, but it is one of the most visible parts of the Linux Movement.
AOL’s Pursuit of the Penguin. AOL Time Warner is rumored to be after Linux distributor Red Hat. Does this mean 32 million subscribers will be instant geeks? Not exactly. By Michelle Delio. [Wired News]