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Comment Purists vs. pragmatists (Score 2, Interesting) 247

From the article: "However, the issue highlighted by the latest revelations concerning the Asus eeePC and the GPL signals a growing rift developing between Linux pragmatists such as Xandros and Novell's Suse, and Linux purists such as Red Hat and Canonical-funded Ubuntu." Dude... I mean - how 'purist' is Ubuntu when it delivers those binary nVidia/ATi blobs out of the box? You tell me.

We all agree on the necessity of compromise. We just can't agree on when it's necessary to compromise. -- Larry Wall