On Thu, 2006-02-23 at 14:41 -0600, Christofer C. Bell wrote:
On 2/23/06, Craig White <craigwhite(a)azapple.com> wrote:
> there are some things that you aren't considering...
> 1 - Red Hat isn't required to put all their SRPM's on the net - free for
> download, they only need to provide the SRPM's to purchasers and that
> could be via other methods...it's simply the method that they are
Thanks, Craig, for your insight. This here is something I'll
give some thought to, and could very well change my opinion. In
essence, by doing this, Red Hat Software is saying, "here's our source
code. If you want to rebuild RHEL, knock yourselves out." This is
the only counterpoint I've seen posted here that I feel has some
weight worth considering.
I believe CentOS is also available for more platforms, such as Sparc,
which RedHat is no longer supporting. That is also a non-trivial
undertaking. The Aurora project is working on a Fedora based Sparc
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