[CentOS] Open Letter to Lance Davis

Thu Jul 30 18:56:36 UTC 2009
Connie Sieh <csieh at fnal.gov>

On Thu, 30 Jul 2009, Ray Van Dolson wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 08:26:37PM +0200, Ralph Angenendt wrote:
>> Les Mikesell wrote:
>>> Has anyone considered joining forces with Scientific Linux to reduce the
>>>   workload and give both a more robust infrastructure?
>> Yes, but the goals are rather different.

Not really.  Both rebuild RHEL releases.  Scientific Linux adds a few 
things and changes a few things.   We also make Scientific Linux Fermi 
which takes Scientific Linux and adds a few things and changes a few 
things.  There is nothing to say that a base rebuild could be with less 
changes and thus more Centos like,  then use that base for Scientific 
Linux and Scientific Linux Fermi.  This was our design model if we joined 

-Connie Sieh
Scientific Linux Co Lead Developer

> It'd almost be nice to go under the Fedora umbrella, except I doubt Red
> Hat would approve. :-)
> Probalby independant makes the most sense.  Infrastructure and core
> folk are already in place...
> Ray
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