Dave Jones, RedHat developer, writes an interesting rebuttal in his blog to a review of Fedora Core 6.
Read it here
Update: I was informed after writing this entry that Ubuntu does not:
1. Enable ati/nvidia binary drivers by default
2. Enable patent encumbered mp3 or other codecs by default
I stand corrected. It does however still ship freedom impacting things like the binary ipw3945 daemon.
2nd update: Some of what I wrote above was off-base, and unfairly targetted Ubuntu. (Even the previous title “Why Fedora isn't Ubuntu” was perhaps a little over the top. I've made some further edits. Apologies to those who took offence.
Tags: fedora, ubuntu