«

»

may 20

Imprimir esta Entrada

Mandriva to be given over to the community

Mandriva logoMandriva COO Jean-Manuel Croset has announced that the company behind the Linux distribution is preparing to hand control of the project over to the community. A unspecified “independent entity” is to take over stewardship “within the next months”. According to Croset, a workgroup of community representatives is currently being created to oversee the move to the new governance model.

It is not clear yet what shape the new entity will take and how the community will be involved in the stewardship of the distribution. Croset has also not explained how the commercial company, which has been in financial troubles recently, will monetise the distribution; if, in fact, there are plans to monetise the distribution at all. He did announce that the company would support the distribution, but also did not go into specifics on how that would be happening.

In a discussion on the Mandriva forum, Mandriva contributor Raphaël Jadot pointed out that the company had been told by many community members that the company should try to emulate Red Hat’s relationship towards Fedora. Mandriva’s decision comes only days after the community had taken matters into its own hands and had started unofficial development on the Mandriva 2012 release.

The community fork Mageia, which was founded in 2010 among concerns over Mandriva’s future, has become reasonably popular with users and is currently preparing its second release.

Enlace permanente a este artículo: http://pccorzo.com/myblog/index.php/2012/05/mandriva-to-be-given-over-to-the-community/

6 comentarios

Ir al formulario de comentarios

  1. project time management

    Heya i am for the first time here. I came across this board and I in finding It truly useful & it helped me out much. I am hoping to present one thing again and help others such as you helped me.

  2. hotel seri malaysia genting,hotel at genting

    I have been browsing online more than 3 hours lately, but I never found any interesting article like yours. It is lovely value sufficient for me. Personally, if all web owners and bloggers made just right content as you did, the net will likely be a lot more helpful than ever before.

  3. sunway hotel george town

    I feel this is among the so much significant info for me. And i am glad reading your article. However want to statement on few common issues, The site taste is ideal, the articles is actually excellent : D. Good job, cheers

  4. TV Tuner,Anysee,Mystique,Digital Devices,Apple TV Tuner,TechnoTrend,HTPC,Mediacenter TV

    Wow, awesome weblog format! How lengthy have you been running a blog for? you made running a blog glance easy. The overall look of your site is great, as well as the content material!

  5. Cirleni

    i didn’t even see something like this before because of the scarcity of this type of information.

  6. click here

    An outstanding share! I’ve just forwarded this onto a friend who was doing a little homework on this. And he in fact ordered me breakfast due to the fact that I discovered it for him… lol. So let me reword this…. Thank YOU for the meal!! But yeah, thanx for spending some time to discuss this issue here on your blog.

Deja un comentario

Tu dirección de correo electrónico no será publicada. Los campos necesarios están marcados *

Puedes utilizar las siguientes etiquetas y atributos HTML: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>