[CentOS] Dag's comment at linuxtag

Thu Jul 2 23:24:20 UTC 2009
Ned Slider <ned at unixmail.co.uk>

Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 7:58 AM, Bogdan Nicolescu<bo2k2 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> >From http://distrowatch.com/weekly.php?issue=20090629
>> "....Right next to the Gentoo stand was a group of young people, proudly displaying their affiliation with CentOS.
>> Dag Wieers, the well-known maintainer of a once very popular RPM
>> repository, greeted me with a big smile: "Do you know CentOS?" When I
>> introduced myself, he looked somewhat disappointed: "Oh, so you know CentOS..." Still, we found a lot to talk about. "Yes, CentOS is often
>> considered a server operating system," explained Dag, "but we are
>> trying to change that. In fact, the latest release has many up-to-date
>> desktop packages and we also have an extra repository with many
>> application and drivers that are not officially part of Red Hat
>> Enterprise Linux (RHEL)." He asserted: "CentOS can be a perfect system
>> for those who need long-term stability and who don't want to take
>> frequent and potentially risky upgrade paths." ...."
> A serious doubt has been raised about the credibility of that story.
> Did the reporter indeed meet Dag at the CentOS booth?  Or was it at a
> nearby pub?
> http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2558/3679382429_d535f79823_o.jpg
> (info offered by NedSlider)
> Akemi

hehe :)

I can't take credit though - I first saw Wolfy link it.