Ubuntu 8.04 Is Ready to Take On Windows

mike mike at mga.demon.co.uk
Thu May 1 12:24:11 UTC 2008

Clayton wrote:
>>  > Ubuntu is great, but the FREE model does not make much money.
>>  Ubuntu/Canonical aren't closed to the possibility of including
>>  proprietary stuff, and Red Hat is a multi billion dollar company SOLELY
>>  from free software... you sell support, not software.
> Sun is a 14 billion dollar company, and they are primarily focused on
> open source (OpenOffice.org, Open Solaris, Java, some of the Sun
> hardware is even open source), ... seems to be working well for them.
> C.
The open source model certainly does work you dont need to charge for 
the softwear and peer support is free even with red hat products. (some 
people have been trying to persuade the rcord industry this) but thats 
another story.

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