[CentOS-devel] Defining what CentOS is

Ned Slider ned at unixmail.co.uk
Tue Dec 23 00:34:36 UTC 2008


Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Ned Slider wrote:
>> I agree with Dag that solution providers shouldn't be able to sell it as 
>> CentOS if it clearly isn't because they've modified, disabled or removed 
>> key parts of the system. 
> 
> ok, so lets be clear about one thing - no-one except CentOS.org can 
> distribute anything called 'CentOS'. Everything else is just 'derived 
> from, based on, using parts of, inspired from etc.
> 

Agreed - I think the gripes I see mainly stem from hosting providers 
selling solutions that are based on CentOS as CentOS... the /based on/ 
seems to get forgotten somewhere along the line. Their not distributing 
it, just selling a solution using it or based on it.




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