[CentOS] kernels and irc

James Bunnell jbunnell at belencomputers.com
Thu Jun 5 15:54:08 UTC 2008


On Thu, 2008-06-05 at 08:48 -0700, Ray Van Dolson wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 09:45:36AM -0600, James Bunnell wrote:
> > 
> > On Thu, 2008-06-05 at 11:35 -0400, Ross S. W. Walker wrote:
> > 
> >     James Bunnell wrote:
> > 
> >     > i do pay for rhel. i made the mistake of converting to
> >     > centos. damage is done. on the next major upgrade, i will
> >     > return to rhel and will not professionally recommend centos
> >     > either privately,personally, or in the realm of a business.
> >     > thanks for seeing my side of the issue and not jumping on the
> >     > elite bandwagon. i am done.
> > 
> >     Community base OSS solutions are not for everyone. Only the
> >     end-user can decide if it works for them or not. I hope you will
> >     see that once the anger subsides.
> > 
> >     -Ross
> > 
> > 
> > community based OSS also require a level of professionalism and support. if
> > simple questions like asking for an update to the progress of a project or
> > stating someone may be in error upsets one of the members of that project,
> > maybe that person should not be involved.
> > 
> 
> No, it doesn't require *anything*.  That said, CentOS does provide
> professionalism and support, but by no means is it a requirement.

you expect people to use OSS and be treated like crap? being treated
like crap is the competitor's job.

> 
> I would agree though, it sounds like RH is a better choice for your
> needs, and more specifically, a better fit for your method of
> interaction.
> 
> You're not going to find many volunteers who react well to being cursed
> at or otherwise abused verbally.

and you're not going to find too many people in business that want to
ask a question and are blatently put off.

> 
> Ray
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