Mandriva Saved By New Investors?

Community announcements - software releases, LUG meetings etc.

Moderators: ChriThor, LXF moderators

Mandriva Saved By New Investors?

Postby nelz » Thu Jun 24, 2010 11:21 am

"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." (Albert Einstein)
User avatar
Site admin
Posts: 9046
Joined: Mon Apr 04, 2005 11:52 am
Location: Warrington, UK

Postby Miko » Wed Jul 14, 2010 12:14 pm

I'd hate to see Mandriva die but the board have been playing yo-yo financing for many years now. Booming then (nearly) busting then Booming then (nearly) busting then Booming then (nearly) busting then... well you get the picture.
I lost all sympathy for the board of directors after they sacked founder Geal Duval when the overextended themselves after acquiring Conectiva & Lycoris.
I would have preferred Mandriva to be taken over by the community or possibly taken over by Red Hat or some other open source company with a working business model. A merger with PCLinuxOS or Fedora wouldn't be sooooo bad.
I don't know why, but i just get a bad feeling about this take over by IF Research, parent company of the software editor Wallix
Posts: 7
Joined: Thu Jul 02, 2009 12:54 pm

Return to Announcements

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest