As noted previously Drupal had a little trouble, and the community rallied around: individuals to the tune of over $10,000 and my employer with a server. So, I note that to build out their infrastructure, Drupal is going to use the community donations to buy Dell boxes. Um, let’s see here; IBM and Sun invest in Open Source, big-time. HP’s there too. Dell... uh, Dell? Ecosystem? Community? There’s something wrong with this picture. [Update: It turns out that Dell has been taking good care of these guys, and that’s a good argument. But I’d still like to bring them into the ecosystem. As for those pricing issues, there’s something really wrong with that picture.]


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