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The open source community is not beholden to any corporate motivation or any company's bottom line.

@maxamillion It kind of is. Companies spend lots of money sponsoring FOSS projects, and without them, the FOSS community would be smaller.

As a Red Hatter, you should know this.

@jollyrogue I disagree and I think open source distributions like Arch, debian, devuan, and gentoo are standing ovations to this reality. A popular open source project with a thriving community can produce something completely independent of a corporate interest.

I will agree that this isn't true of all open source projects, some are absolutely the result of corporate involvement. However the community can fork and do whatever they like, and they should be able to.

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