Mike McCarty wrote:
Christofer C. Bell wrote:
> On 2/22/06, Andy Green <andy(a)warmcat.com> wrote:
>> Identifying with RHAT and acknowledging the benefits we get from their
>> work are Good Things, but there is nothing wrong with respins IMO,
>> legally or morally, in fact its the whole idea.
> That is absolutely untrue. The "whole idea" of the GPL and Free
> software is to allow anyone to "add value" to what's out there.
> not what CentOS and White Box do. They take someone else's
> work, remove references to the people that did the work, and package
> it up so that you can "freely" use Red Hat's efforts in creating RHEL.
Yes, they are assisting in "adding value". Have you ever heard of
the concept of the "middle man"? If I get a copy of RHEL, those
BTW, that was a *serious* question. There are people here who
do not speak English as a first language, and I'm sure I don't
know special terms like that in any of the other languages I speak.
I was not sarcastic or ironic even.
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