[CentOS-docs] Misleading information on main page about Centos Stream

Wed Sep 9 02:04:57 UTC 2020
Brian Stinson <brian at bstinson.com>

On Fri, Sep 4, 2020, at 14:26, Mason Loring Bliss wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 31, 2020 at 05:28:58PM -0400, Jonathan Billings wrote:
> > This is pretty misleading. Isn't Stream just a collection of repos that
> > offer pre-release packages for the next RHEL point release? It's not a
> > midstream between Fedora and RHEL.
> Along those lines, if someone's adjusting text in there, I'd tend to think
> "rolling release" indicates that one could go from RHEL 8 to 9 without a
> reinstall, but unless something's changed, major version moves will require
> a reinstall, just like standard CentOS.
> I'd love to learn that my understanding is outdated!
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These are both good pieces of feedback, we're considering some of the wording here. Keep in mind that CentOS Stream is still ramping up (even though we've come a long way already). 

We want to communicate a few things like:
- CentOS Stream is made up of content intended for the next minor release of RHEL
- It is (or will be) a way to accept code contributions and dialog directly with RHEL maintainers
- There is one "Live" Stream open for such contribution at a time. Currently this is the CentOS Stream that's previewing RHEL 8. You'll likely need to perform a reinstall to jump from a CentOS Stream that previews RHEL 8 content to a CentOS Stream that previews later releases

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