[CentOS] I'm looking forward to the future of CentOS Stream

Fri Dec 11 12:07:30 UTC 2020
Alessandro Baggi <alessandro.baggi at gmail.com>

Il 11/12/20 12:59, Konstantin Boyandin via CentOS ha scritto:
> On 11.12.2020 17:41, Alessandro Baggi wrote:
>> Il 11/12/20 10:24, Konstantin Boyandin via CentOS ha scritto:
>>> My primary objection is breach of trust. RH shouldn't have lied at least
>>> to CentOS community.
>>> Other bug-to-bug compatible RHEL clones will replace the CentOS, so this
>>> is the part I am less worried about. If someone is happy with CentOS
>>> Stream, that's fine. I am not, but that's (not only) my problem.
>> This.
>> Centos Stream is NOT a REPLACEMENT of CentOS, it is a different
>> "product" used as a rhel preview (and testing platform for next rhel
>> releases [minor/major]). This is a simple direction change for a
>> corporation. I accept this without any problem, they have not any legal
>> duty with CentOS community. Ethically, wow...they should ask itself WTF
>> did they done. But no problem..many of us have imagined this since IBM
>> ops (also if this is a centos board decision), today it is reality.
>> Really there is nothing new for me (This is why I started to find
>> alternatives for my case usage since 8 was released waiting the switch
>> to see if direction was good)
>> The days you install CentOS as server distro for stability and
>> compatibility are gone. I always used centos and not rhel because I
>> don't need support. I don't need CentOS Stream so  I will not use it.
>> CentOS 8, with its all defects, was enough for me and I think I will not
>> use rhel until forced. So for me (and many) there is not an alternative
>> then to change ship and switch to Debian/Ubuntu LTS that are not bad
>> systems. Intended, there are other alternatives like SUSE/OpenSUSE, OL
>> and other...
> I started intensively using Debian, Ubuntu and Kali 3+ years ago. So
> far, they are solid enough (talking of LTS) and quite reliable, as
> CentOS 6 was.
>> I read many times that Debian/Ubuntu LTS are not centos/rhel, this is
>> true (they are different products) but please, stop saying this, them
>> are not shitty distro..but when I read that many users use fedora as
>> server distro I laugh.
>> I'm not in enterprise so I don't need this type of "support" and can
>> change the distro without any problem but I will stay away from
>> CentOS/RH products due to 0 trust in them.
>> For the past years, for CentOS 6,7 and 8 thank you Johnny, Rich and all
>> other maintainers. You did a great job.
> I agree, I think I leave this thread on a good line. The maintainers did
> great job (and I hope they will keep doing it). But "tempora mutantur,
> and nos mutamus in illis". Good luck to all of us.
"tempora mutantur,
and nos mutamus in illis"