[CentOS] RHEL 5.6 is out

Fri Jan 14 15:47:41 UTC 2011
Gilbert Sebenste <sebenste at weather.admin.niu.edu>

On Fri, 14 Jan 2011, Eero Volotinen wrote:

> 2011/1/14 Brunner, Brian T. <BBrunner at gai-tronics.com>:
>>> Is this how other CentOS users feel when they hear a RHEL
>> announcement?

No, I think:

These men and women are so awesome, giving up their time to make us
a great operating system at no charge. Whether it be a week, a month,
or a year after RHEL release, I am so grateful for all of them and the 
huge amounts of time and effort they *donate* to do all of this!!

And I'll be blunt here: that should be our mindset for ALL of us on
this list, and it would accelerate the timetable of new CentOS releases

1. Not having Karanbir and others stop and waste their time on snarky
comments, endless "when will it be out, I want it NOW!" tirades,
and other garbage

2. The development/QA/etc teams will be encouraged as we root them on,
timetable be hanged. You want it now? Go to RHEL. Seriously. And, you'll 
be doing us two favors: you'll stop irritating us, and you'll ensure that 
we will have a great OS when CentOS has a release.

Sorry, but I'm not in a good mood right now, but I'm tired of people 
complaining about the slow releases. As for me, I'm very grateful and 
thankful for what all the *volunteers* do for CentOS. Imperfectly?
Sure. That's what patience and grace are for.

Hey devs/QA, etc: keep on rollin', as they say here in the states.
Thanks, guys and gals, for all that you do!!!!


Gilbert Sebenste                                                     ********
(My opinions only!)                                                  ******