dedanna1029 wrote:I think that's exactly what it is, Mageia got an income-generating contract with PULSE. There's clearly a closed-source element of some sort with it. They're pulling off a Mandriva, I'm sure.
So far as I know, NONE of the statements in that paragraph is true; NO money changed hands; NO formal contract is required; the agreement with Siveo will NOT generate income for Mageia; Pulse is entirely open-source. (I have no idea what you mean by the final sentence.) Please quote the sources for your assertions.
Siveo's stated plan is to generate income for themselves by selling support services, related to Pulse, in much the same way as Red Hat does with RHEL.
If you will reread, I said "I think." I stated it as opinion, did not make a blanket assertion. It is how things seemed, and I stated it as such.
Don't go off like a fanboi every time someone has an opinion, or thinks something may be up. It makes you and Mageia both look defensive, and gives others reason to suspect. I never said anything was up, it was general discussion and again I said "I think," and said why, that I'd noticed Tomoyo had disappeared, making me wonder about PULSE.
Going off on things like this doesn't exactly keep people as users. You could have just straightened out my thinking with a simple blog post link, but y'know what? Now I'm not even going to bother with it, just because you decided to get all pissed off at general discussion on this matter. It's honestly NOT that important to me.