[CentOS-devel] Re: Octave for CentOS5

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Wed Mar 7 17:10:07 UTC 2007

Rex Dieter wrote:
> Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> Matthew Miller wrote:
>>> On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 04:36:52PM +0000, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>>>> EPEL is interesting and it has a lot of potential, but the fact that
>>>> they only care about, build for and expect usage on RHEL tends to sort
>>>> of exclude a lot of external participation in the project. So much so
>>>> that a @redhat person said that the only aim they have in pushing epel
>>>> is to they can go tell their customers about it!!
>>> I don't think this is quite fair. At the FUDCon discussion I was at,
>>> there was considerable interest in working on -- and with -- CentOS.
>> This is based on what was told to us at Fosdem 2007.
> You were told or heard wrong. (:

We were told this in very exact terms, wasent much room for any form of 
interpretation. I am sure you can imagine this wasent taken very 
quietly. But, well, this is what we were told.

- KB
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