[CentOS-docs] What's an Enterprise class OS

Sat Nov 8 17:05:51 UTC 2008
Ned Slider <ned at unixmail.co.uk>

Akemi Yagi wrote:
> Many of you on this mailing list may still remember the longish thread
> regarding the writing of a HowTo rpmbuild article.  At that time, I
> quoted several forum posts to demonstrate the fact that we repeatedly
> *type* the same answer each time a new person asks the same question.
> This was because there wasn't really a good single point of reference
> we could use and the best way of responding was to write the whole
> thing out (again and again).
> At lease for me, the most propelling reason for creating a new article
> is to make things easier for people helping new users rather than to
> expect new users to read it.
> And the article/subject Ned is proposing is indeed worth writing.
> With so many people switching from Fedora and other distros, we have
> been having so many occasions in which we should explain what an
> enterprise class OS (thus CentOS) is about.

See, you put that so much better than I did!

As Bill suggested, if the FAQ section were more comprehensive, that 
would work equally well.

For me, it's as much an issue of structuring the information in a way 
that makes it easy to find/link to as it is about merely creating the 
relevant content.