[CentOS] CentOS for commercial use

Sun Apr 3 21:37:10 UTC 2005
Paul <subsolar at subsolar.org>

On Sun, 2005-04-03 at 15:36 -0400, Shawn M. Jones wrote:
> Even though they may not write the initial F/OSS software that their 
> distribution is based on, they do perform the testing and patching
> that 
> is necessary for their distribution to function.  They also fund the 
> security certifications and try to ensure some projects, like
> SELinux, 
> get supported and implemented (I know of no other distro that has 
> SELinux policies, however limited, already in place for general use).

Well actually AFAIK SELinux was funded by USA tax dollars and done
mainly by the NSA.  There is rumor that they use it themselves for which
they will neither confirm no deny because such information is

Yes RH is on the bleeding edge using SELinux in a mainstream commercial
distro.  There are some growing pains with this, pioneering means you
get arrows in your back, though it also can transfer advantage too.

Paul Berger