[CentOS-devel] are there any chances to see finished CentOS6 in 2011?

Timo Schoeler

timo.schoeler at riscworks.net
Wed Jan 5 16:03:18 UTC 2011

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thus Les Mikesell spake:
> On 1/5/2011 9:34 AM, Timo Schoeler wrote:
>> thus Les Mikesell spake:
>>> On 1/5/2011 6:45 AM, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>>>> But lets do the right
>>>> thing rather than just doing something. Going by the popularist current
>>>> mood of people on this list, I think people just want early access to a
>>>> codebase they can start using for their own use...
>>> I thought that was the very definition of an open process...
>> What came to my mind on my way home from the office: Maybe Karanbir has
>> a different definition of 'community' (wasn't that what the 'C' in
>> 'CentOS' was for?) in mind...?
> I do understand the conflict, just pointing out the other side.  The 
> goal for Centos isn't so much to build a 'better' distro by accumulating 
> fixes that make it better for particular purposes as it is to build as 
> nearly exact a copy of RHEL as legally permitted. 

Sure, this is what I understand. However, does this exclude people
willing to help (read: raising the manpower of the project rebuilding
RHEL)? If so, yes, I misunderstood.

> But community 
> involvement happens because people need to fix something for their own use.

So, the mirrors exist because nobody fixes things? ;)

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