On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 3:19 PM, Nick Murtagh <nickm at go2.ie> wrote:
> Pádraig Brady wrote:
> > Ubuntu has good marketing
> > Fedora has good engineering
>> Uhhh bear in mind that when Ubuntu came out Fedora was still using rpm
> for everything (eg no apt or yum).... Ubuntu took Debian and made it
> a lot shinier and user friendly. Ubuntu is still more product focussed
> IMHO and do a lot of engineering as well as marketing.
I distinctly remember yum installed by default in FC1, which was
released about a year before Ubuntu 4.10.
I tend to agree with Padraig. It's been my experience that the Ubuntu
developer majority are more concerned with adding new hotness to
ubuntu than fixing brokenness. As far as they're concerned, their
primary user is the home desktop user, and if it's not making
something shinier then they don't want to know.
> Competition is good.
I don't think anyone's going to disagree with you there.
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