[CentOS] CentOS 8 future

Sat Dec 12 20:50:07 UTC 2020
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <centos at plnet.rs>

On 12/12/20 4:43 PM, Leon Fauster via CentOS wrote:
> Am 12.12.20 um 04:11 schrieb Yves Bellefeuille:
>> "John R. Dennison" <jrd at gerdesas.com> wrote:
>>>   Yes, far be it from people to worry about putting food on their
>>>   children's table during a pandemic.
>> Oh, please. Nobody suggested this has anything to do with the
>> pandemic; nobody even mentioned the pandemic, except you.
> While we are on pandemic, a complete different point here now.
> ( its already being said, but it occupies us still mentally )
> What about the small businesses that in this times suffer very much,
> being forced to pay licenses will kill them ... I have a client that
> moved from IBMCloud/RedHat to AWS/CentOS to survive this times.
> (BTW: I suggest initially to use RHEL!) What do imagine who will be
> killed when they receive the message that they should plan some budgets
> for new licenses ...

Springdale Linux, RHEL clone already exists. Rocky Linux clone is in
preparation, and CloudLinux plans to publish RHEL clone also.
And notice that CentOS Linux 7 will be supported until EOL in 2024 and
there will still be support for CentOS Linux 8 for next 12 months,
enough to chose your exit strategy smartly and without emotions.

> -- 
> Leon
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Ljubomir Ljubojevic
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