[CentOS] EL 6 rollout strategies? (Scientific Linux)

Ron Blizzard rb4centos at gmail.com
Mon May 16 17:00:20 EDT 2011


On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 3:50 PM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:

> No, but I'm not the only member of the public.  And your suggestion of
> starting by reproducing someone else's work from scratch instead of
> building on it would be like Linus telling everyone to just write their
> own unix-like kernel before trying to add to it.  If he had done that
> instead of letting others build on the existing work we wouldn't be
> talking about usable Linux distributions today at all.

And yet that's what the CentOS developers originally had to do (and
apparently had to do all over again with 6.0). So a little respect and
gratitude would be in order, don't you think?

-- 
RonB -- Using CentOS 5.6


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