[CentOS] CentOS Project Infrastructure

cornel panceac cpanceac at gmail.com
Sun Aug 9 19:27:19 UTC 2009

2009/8/9 Ron Blizzard <rb4centos at gmail.com>

> On Sun, Aug 9, 2009 at 8:21 AM, Ian Murray<murrayie at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> > I did understand it the first time, but thanks again for the further
> > clarification. This kinda illustrates my point. Couldn't you have a
> > different repo with these updates maintained by other community members,
> > under the guidance of the 'core'. Ppl could decide whether to trade-off
> > security vs compatibility/reliability. I suppose your counter argument
> there
> > is that there is nothing stopping that happening outside of CentOS
> project.
> >
> > Anyway, I am sure you have better things to do than argue the toss with
> me
> > on a Sunday! ;o)
> But isn't this the point of RPMForge and the other repositories -- to
> allow us to customize our CentOS boxes to our heart's content. As for
> starting a new (Fedora-like?) project under the guidance of 'core,' I
> don't think you realize how much time and effort something like that
> would take. If you've ever trained anyone (I used to have to do that)
> you know how much easier it is to it yourself then walk someone else
> through it. Do you really want the CentOS developers sifting through
> someone else's work, for another side project, in addition to
> developing CentOS? How many hours a day do you think they have?
> What I love about CentOS Linux is that it compatible with Red Hat.
> That's all I want it to be (which, in my opinion, is quite a lot). If
> I decide I want to use Firefox 3.5.x instead of 3.0.12 (or example),
> I'll either find an add-on repository or I'll download it from
> Mozilla. You can't be all things to all people without losing your
> focus.

as the old saying goes

"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please
 Bill Cosby<http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/b/billcosby105051.html>

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