[CentOS] Oracle UEK kernel on CentOS

Thu Jul 19 01:39:49 UTC 2012
Patrick Lists <centos-list at puzzled.xs4all.nl>

On 19-07-12 00:34, Fernando Cassia wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 7:09 PM, John R. Dennison <jrd at gerdesas.com> wrote:
>> Perhaps if they were actually putting out their _own_ distribution
>> instead of leeching off Redhat's work and then _making money off of it_
>> it perchance might be a different story.
> It's called "free market competition".

No it's not. It's called leeching.

> It brings down costs for the consumer.

Thanks for a good laugh. The only thing that will happen when companies 
switch from RHEL to Oracle's EOL is that they will get up-sold like 
there's no tomorrow and Larry & minions will take them for every penny & 
first born they got.

> Sun took Novell's SuSE Enterprise Desktop for its short-lived Java
> Desktop System (JDS) Linux.

Iirc there was a commercial arrangement. You know the free market kind 
where money is paid for goods and services as in the opposite from leeching.

> As long as they comply with the GPL rules, it's all fair game.

Larry is that you?