Martin Schlander wrote:
In my opinion this is (or at least should be) mainly about leadership and direction. The direction shouldn't just be randomly made up of the sum total of random contributions by random individuals as we go along. Leadership and direction and clear goals are critical to succeed in free software too.
I don't see how leadership could come from outside Novell - or at least it would be futile to try to lead the distribution in any direction that is not carefully aligned with Novell interests and man power.
I would certainly agree with that, despite people often trying to stress how independent openSUSE is.
/Per Jessen, Zürich