joem at uu.net
Wed Sep 24 11:52:37 MDT 2003
> "fedora project" - will be like the Debian testing branch with
> folks from RH mostly taking the lead on coordinating releases,
> choosing packages which packages/vers go in, writing docs,
> etc. RH will *NOT* be selling or formally supporting (in terms
> of service contracts) the Fedora Project in a direct fashion.
> RHEL (of which there are currently 3 flavors) will be like Debian
> stable and will be sold and supported by RH for relatively long
> release cycles. RHEL will, over time, "absorb" the versions of
> packages that are used/tested/etc in the fedora project.
So going forward only RHEL is suitable for production systems? You can't
expect to run RHL in production unless you pay (a bunch) for a license? I
think you can kiss RHL's dominant position goodbye. Let's say I want to
roll out a RHL webserver farm. Does Redhat expect me to pay around a grand
for a license, then a monthly fee to subscribe to their errata/rhn service?
There's sure to be a stigma associated with running a testing branch in
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