[CentOS-devel] What name would be acceptable for Desktop version ofCentOS?
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Mon Jan 23 14:39:51 UTC 2012
On 01/23/2012 11:31 AM, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> On 01/23/2012 03:43 AM, Jerry Amundson wrote:
>>> Till such time as a package manifest is published, the name and content
>>> are a bit academic to discuss</opinion>
>> OP stated right off, "practically just to add useful packages,"
>> So, the base of the "package manifest" is CentOS right from the start.
> its the ones that didnt come from CentOS Base that are most interesting-
> how many of them have legal/patent/re-distribution 'issues' or 'baggage
> as it were'. Where are these packages going to come from, how are they
> going to be maintained and patched, what level of assurances can be put
> into place that say that these bits will be maintained for a reasonable
> level of time...
> Provided everything in the stack is opensource, re-distributable and
> have no baggage in the areas where we have a local presence, it could
> very well be a CentOS subproject. Retain name/branding and use the
> distribution network etc.
> Also, as Russ already pointed out - we would need to make sure that the
> messaging around this are quite clear and dont dilute the distro /
> CentOS messaging. Wont be hard to do, just needs a bit of thinking and
As I previously said, I will prepare something by the end of the week.
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