[CentOS-devel] Why not a fusion between CentOS and SL?
John R. Dennison
jrd at gerdesas.com
Wed Mar 23 05:52:47 EDT 2011
On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 10:46:21AM +0100, carlopmart wrote:
> I know that SL includes some custom components like OpenAFS in their
> distribution, but base system is the same as CentOS. Then, I repeat, why
Because unless something has changed SL does not profess to be
binary compatible with upstream; and for _many_ users that isn't
only a strong desire, but a show-stopping requirement.
It has always seemed strange to me that in our endless discussions about
education so little stress is laid on the pleasure of becoming an educated
person, the enormous interest it adds to life. To be able to be caught up
into the world of thought -- THAT is to be educated.
-- Edith Hamilton (1867-1963), educator and writer, Saturday Evening Post,
27 September 1958
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