[CentOS] How can a company help, officially?

Mon Apr 11 21:02:55 UTC 2011
Ned Slider <ned at unixmail.co.uk>

On 11/04/11 20:16, Digimer wrote:
> /putting on asbestos pants.
> each release is more complex than the last. The web of dependency grows,
> so the reverse-engineering takes longer and longer.

This is just complete nonsense. You clearly have no understanding of the 
processes involved in rebuilding RHEL. CentOS doesn't reverse-engineer 
anything, they simply rebuild the upstream sources. It's not rocket science.

> Perhaps the tact to take is to apply pressure to the upstream provider
> to release the build details? I am sure that many folks who start with
> CentOS, grow to be large and move to RH proper. So there is, I would
> venture, an argument to be made that RH providing this info to CentOS
> and helping CentOS thrive would be beneficial for their business.