[CentOS] Documentation link on new Firefox CentOS 7 splash screen

Sun Jan 18 02:30:36 UTC 2015
Digimer <lists at alteeve.ca>

On 17/01/15 09:14 PM, Mark LaPierre wrote:
> On 01/15/15 22:55, Darr247 wrote:
>> On 16 January 2015 @00:34 zulu, Digimer wrote:
>>> So either the link should be changed or the linked page should be
>>> updated.
>> Well, until someone rewrites the redhat docs so they don't violate
>> copyright laws, and links to them on that centos.org/docs page, I'll
>> continue perusing and referring to the RHEL 6 and 7 documentation.
>> _______________________________________________
> Alright then.  May I suggest a solution that might satisfy both opinions.
> On the documentation page where the links to CentOS [345] are found
> place a statement to this effect:
> "CentOS is functionally equivalent to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
> and is based on the same code, as released by Red Hat, and rebuilt by
> the CentOS community."  At this point briefly explain the moral
> conundrum that prevents you from linking directly to the RHEL
> documentation.  Then provide the appropriate link to the appropriate
> RHEL documentation with the explanation that, "this is a link to the
> documentation for RHEL upon which CentOS is based."  There you have a
> disclaimer as well as an attribution.
> What say yea to this proposal?
> An undocumented computer program differs only slightly from a video
> game.  Both are filled with mysteries, puzzles, and unanswered questions.

I think it's a fantastic idea. Any CentOS people care to comment?

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