[CentOS] How can a company help, officially?

Wed Apr 13 17:47:07 UTC 2011
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 04/13/2011 12:28 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On 4/13/2011 11:55 AM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> People have a choice.  They can use CentOS or they can use something else.
> Or they can try to convince the project not to follow the Whitebox 
> example of not matching resources to the task.
>> There is no "time limit" that we would go past where I would allow
>> people who I do not know and trust to commit items into the CentOS tree.
>>   I have to use this in production and it has to be done correctly.  It
>> does not matter how long it takes if it is done right.
> No one has suggested any of these things.  I don't understand why you 
> keep repeating that as if it were a contradiction.  Or why you are so 
> convinced that CentOS could not be both timely and correct.  In fact, I 
> thought one of your other postings implied that it was possible.
>> Whitebox is not, nor was it ever, deployed on 29% of all Linux webserver
>> servers worldwide.  CentOS is ... right now ... deployed on 29% of web
>> servers on the Internet that use Linux.  That is more than RHEL and
>> Ubuntu combined:
>> http://w3techs.com/technologies/details/os-linux/all/all
> OK, if you are going to use that as an example, please tell me how many 
> of those people made that choice knowing that updates were going to be 
> months behind upstream.  There's certainly nothing on the project web 
> site to imply that.

How about I just use YOU as an example.

You CERTAINLY know how long the updates take.

How many INSTALLS of CentOS do you still choose to have?

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