[CentOS] C7, encryption, and clevis

Fri Jun 8 20:51:45 UTC 2018
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> On 06/08/18 15:45, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> Valeri Galtsev wrote:
>>> On 06/08/18 15:26, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> <SNIP>
>>>>> On a similar note: one of the companies whose software scientists
>>>>> here
>>>>> were using a lot (IDL is a product) changed hand several times, and
>>>>> last owner changed licensing terms and stopped signing perpetual
>> licenses.
>>>>> With perpetual license you were able to keep upgrading software
>>>>> during
>>>>> support period, usually 1 year, and keep using last version later
>>>>> forever only you are locked to that older version. They stopped
>>>>> signing
>>>>> perpetual licenses, and made it "software for rent" with 1 year rent
>>>>> term. When that happened I recommended all our people to avoid using
>>>>> IDL in new projects (python was my recommendation as fair replacement
>>>>> -
>>>>> just what I know, not that I consider it better than other
>> alternatives). As
>>>>> a programmer (former I should say, as I don't put my dirty hands into
>>>>> code lately, almost not) I wouldn't invest my time into mastering
>>>>> something that I not necessarily will have access to at some point in
>>>>> a
>>>>> future...
>>>> Yeah. We have a number of folks here using R, and fewer still using
>>>> Matlab.
>>> Sounds like your former matlab users are happy with R (bad name, BTW,
>>> try to search...). Thanks, I will know now what to mention as
>>> alternative if it will be about matlab!
>> And it has heavy hooks for python. And it's open source. Matlab may have
>> more sophisticated tools, but....
> I know about R, I set it up for those who asks, have it on main number
> crunchers here. I just never played with it myself, and didn't have any
> idea that matlab users may be happy about it. But now I know, thanks
> again!

I've never played with it either - it's statistical software, I think. I
just install and upgrade....

Have a good weekend.