On 12/17/20 5:02 AM, Dan Seguin wrote: > > > One of the main reasons CentOS was so great is that anybody who wanted > to try a startup company's software who used CentOS (for dev) could > pull it down and run it *WITH GUARANTEES* that it would run with > ASSURANCE . Because small/medium companies could *RELY* on a stable, > vetted OS. > Guarantees? Assurance? With CentOS? There was a stated goal of as close as possible to 100% binary compatibility, but there were never any guarantees with CentOS. The CentOS developers have done and are doing their jobs very well indeed, and as time went on their project became more and more trusted due to the high quality. But there has never been a guarantee or assurance.