At first glance it seems to be a bit of a odd outlook to consider Fedora
as a competition to Sun but there comparisons are really directed
between opensolaris where the current project requires Sun employees to
commit anything into the distribution vs the direction of Fedora in
merging core and extras. A related blog is
Some interesting quotes from
"With its release of Fedora 7.0 last week, Red Hat has signalled that it
is acutely aware of the threat that Sun could pose to its market share
in the years ahead."
"...Red Hat has, thus far, not been half as bureaucratic in this area
but with the release of Fedora 7.0, the company has gone the extra step"
"..Another change in Red Hat's approach has been in its attitude to the