[CentOS] The elephant in the room: Oracle

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at gmail.com
Thu Oct 26 17:32:25 UTC 2006

On 10/26/06, Jim Perrin <jperrin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Yes, but if Red Hat takes measures to protect their sources (like taking
> > them off-line and making them available only on-request) to slow Oracle
> > down, it could hurt CentOS.  That would be a shame...
> Not at all. rhn access would be all that's required, and centos has
> such accounts. If not I'm certain that we could come up with a few
> such accounts for donation, and be right back to business as usual.
> GPL protection is a wonderful thing.

Well as long as people remember to donate. Remember we are a public
supported operating system, so please give, give just 10.00 a month to
continue to get access to great software from Centos.

[Ok too much public radio this week.]

Stephen J Smoogen. -- CSIRT/Linux System Administrator
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed
in a naughty world. = Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice"

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