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SubjectRe: *** next draft - press release ***
kiesling@ix.netcom.com (Robert Kiesling)  wrote on 15.01.99 in <m101F0s-0000WQC@libsurf>:
> > I don't think leaving a press release to the Linux vendors is a good idea
> > in the long term. Competition is a "good thing", IMHO, and the market
> > needs to understand that the Linux vendors are primarily "editors"; that
> > (most, but not all of) the real work gets done by groups elsewhere.
>
> I don't think that's accurate at all. Editors are not only there to
> catch errors and assign stories, they perform the function of deciding
> what makes it into print and what doesn't, according to a number of
> criteria. That is nowhere near the role of a vendor or reseller.

Seems to be a pretty accurate description of what the people creating
Distributions actually do.

MfG Kai
kai@debian.org

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