[CentOS] redhat vs centos

Tue Nov 1 16:52:02 UTC 2011
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <office at plnet.rs>

Vreme: 11/01/2011 05:27 PM, Akemi Yagi piše:
> On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 8:58 AM, Ljubomir Ljubojevic<office at plnet.rs>  wrote:
>> Vreme: 11/01/2011 04:50 PM, Digimer piše:
>>> On 11/01/2011 01:46 AM, Bob Hoffman wrote:
>>>> I have been reading the threads on here with great ernest about redhat
>>>> making a move to throw off centos compilations.
>>> Having spoken to folks at Red Hat in an unofficial capacity, I strongly
>>> believe that CentOS is appreciated by Red Hat. Changes Red Hat makes
>>> have nothing to do with "throwing off" CentOS. They do what they do for
>>> reasons that, to them, make technical and business sense. Nothing more.
>> Then Red Hat should see what problems CentOS team has and try to help
>> them even with behind closed doors, like giving them tips what order to
>> use to build packages, etc.
> I also see that Red Hat would appreciate CentOS but may not actively
> provide helping hands.
> One major contribution CentOS makes is to help maintain the Red Hat
> ecosystem as was pointed out by others. If it was not for CentOS, I
> would not have my current RHEL entitlement. :-)
> Real "problem" with recent release troubles with CentOS is that some
> (or many?) are migrating to Ubuntu/Debian rather than to other RHEL
> clones, which might eventually hurt the entire Red Hat community. See
> the trend at:
> http://w3techs.com/technologies/history_details/os-linux

Yeah, overall loss (RHEL+CentOS+Fedoara) is almost 7%. Too bad Red Hat 
is blind to this trend. It WILL hurt them in the long run.


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