Gary.Hodges at noaa.gov
Wed Sep 24 11:58:58 MDT 2003
Joseph McDonald wrote:
>> "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?
RHN is included with the annual fee.
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