On 11/13/06, Hans van der Merwe <hvdmerwe@sunspace.co.za> wrote:

But.... without starting one of those boring anti MS threads:  What does
this really mean for OpenSUSE users? Aren't this just the thing to prove
that big corps cant kill Distros (as long as they are fully OSS)?

Ahhh . well thats the $64,000 question, isn't it? Will core developers leave OpenSUSE and move to work on another project? Will the net result be that the OpenSUSE project will degrade in quality because it lost major brain power behind it? If the OpenSUSE project/product/distro starts to suck, users will naturally flock to a "better" distro.

Time will tell I guess.


"*We* need to convince OpenSUSE to fork, or let 'em die. To bad, it is a wonderful Distro. But their parent company is NOT our friend."