[CentOS] What happened to 6.1

Fri Oct 21 17:27:25 UTC 2011
Gary Greene <ggreene at minervanetworks.com>

On 10/21/11 10:20 AM, "Les Mikesell" <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 11:54 AM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
>> They have created an optional channel in several of those groupings that
>> is only accessible via RHN and they do not put those RPMS on any ISOs
>> ... and they have completely changed their "Authorized Use Policy" so
>> that we can NOT login to RHN and use anything that is not on a public
>> FTP server or on an ISO set ... effectively cutting us off from the
>> ability to check anything on the optional channel.
> I've never quite understood how anything containing any GPL-covered
> code could have any redistribution/use restrictions added.

Agreed. Being that the GPL is more a distribution license than a use
license, the legality of what RH is saying here is a little questionable.
I'd honestly bring this up to the FSF for a clarification point.

Gary L. Greene, Jr.
Sr. Systems Administrator
IT Operations, Minerva Networks Inc.
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