Is simply comparing Fedora to Ubuntu a valid comparison in the Linux distro category? It depends.
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Mike Mcgrath started an important topic on fedora-adivsory-board-list here and one that I have been thinking about for a long time Who is our Target Audience? Some of the follow ups are thought provoking and honestin particular, Bill Nottingham here. I think the question of target audience is important to consider in light of comparisons to Ubuntu.