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Red Hat's Missed Opportunity

Posted 10-18-2010 at 05:20 PM by beetleman64 (Sensible World of Linux)
Updated 10-18-2010 at 05:22 PM by beetleman64 (typos)

Those of us who use Ubuntu will be aware that Ubuntu has got a "partner repository", a repository which contains proprietary software which, by nature, cannot be included in the main repository. It is an idea which I personally think is excellent, as it allows software which goes against the principals of Open Source to be included for the benefit of standard users.

It's such a good idea that I'm amazed no-one else has copied it. Those who use a distro outwith the Ubuntu...
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