when worlds collide
"What's clear to us ... is that ... Global Desktop rips out features so that small businesses and governments can purchase cheapish Linux-based systems. [Online Desktop] goes at ... the server-based app shift with all their hearts. These two worlds just do not meet"
You really don't want to be at the summit do you? Maybe next year someone else that's willing to think about these things with an open mind will be able to go instead and you can stay home and play with your choice of distro.
The combination of these two worlds is a goal for which IT people and groupware often strive. Networked apps, dynamic user discovery and multiple ways to connect them, networked data storage - doesn't work in a business environment? Try to imagine centralized storage and processing ... now a users machine failure can be replaced with new hardware in a blink and the user doesn't loose anything.
And don't go slamming RedHat about hype after quoting a developers personal blog unless you're just looking to get more non-anonymous bloggers fired.
Humph, I thought I liked The Reg