[CentOS] Is Oracle a real alternative to Centos?

Thu Dec 10 17:33:26 UTC 2020
Konstantin Boyandin <lists at boyandin.info>

On 10.12.2020 23:18, Frank Cox wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Dec 2020 10:17:04 +0100
> Nicolas Kovacs wrote:
>> Le 09/12/2020 à 17:52, Frank Cox a écrit :
>>> Is it necessary to create an Oracle account to do anything with Oracle
>>> that can't be done without creating an account?  In other words, does
>>> Linux demand that you log into Oracle to complete an installation [...]
>> https://twitter.com/microlinux_eu/status/1336962009338933248
> The image posted at that link is so blurred out that I just can't manage
 to read it.  Is it just the part at the bottom that says "Free to use, free
 to download, free to update. Always." that I'm supposed to see or is there
 something more there?

I am afraid it's beyond Oracle's power to plan for "always". Such 
promises are so easily broken.

Alternately, they should provide local definition of "always" somewhere 
below, in small print.

Konstantin Boyandin
system administrator (ProWide Labs Ltd. - IPHost Network Monitor)