[CentOS] Blog article: CentOS is NOT dead

Mon Dec 14 15:51:30 UTC 2020
Konstantin Boyandin <lists at boyandin.info>

On 14.12.2020 22:39, Ljubomir Ljubojevic wrote:
> On 12/14/20 4:09 PM, Konstantin Boyandin via CentOS wrote:
>> On 14.12.2020 21:41, Nicolas Kovacs wrote:
>>> Le 14/12/2020 à 15:25, James Pearson a écrit :
>>>> As others have said, it misses the _really_ important bit about the
>>>> traditional CentOS model which is to follow the RHEL ~10 year life
>>> And I published the link to the article because it's a fine text and
>>  nicely argumented.
>> Well, it's mostly emotional (the leitmotif: "how can you say CentOS
>> Stream is bad if you didn't try it?"). And the author's bio spoils the
>> fun, as well:
>> "Ben Porter is a Linux and open source advocate, currently working as an
>> OpenShift consultant for Red Hat."
>> And the comments to the graphs, where RHEL, CentOS and Fedora are placed
>> on a line, are simply ridiculous (such as "did you use to consider RHEL
>> to be the CentOS beta?"). With all due respect to Ben Porter, it didn't
>> convince me.
> I have posted a comment that explains why and on which topic he is
> wrong. You post them and I will debunk them :-)

Well, arguing with you in that Medium blog would be counter-productive:
- as far as I see, we share similar viewpoints on CentOS situation
- your response is very detailed, it would make little sense elaborating it


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