[lug] FW: Student Buff Bulletin 08/30/2007

Collins Richey crichey at gmail.com
Sat Sep 1 07:56:19 MDT 2007

On 8/30/07, David L. Anselmi <anselmi at anselmi.us> wrote:
> siegfried wrote:
> > Hey folks,
> >
> > My daughter (who just enrolled in CU Boulder) tells me she can get red hat
> > enterprise for free. Can someone explain exactly what this means and how
> > this is different from downloading fedora? Does it mean free support?
> It means that RH is trying to hook college kids on an inferior distro by
> giving them a break on licensing, same way as MS does.
> ;-) (Yeah, I know.  Some people would argue that RH isn't inferior in
> the way that MS is.)

There are those who maintain that RH === Linux. I, myself, would not
use the term inferior but rather ancient in the same sense that Debian
stable used to be until the past few years.

Collins Richey
     If you fill your heart with regrets of yesterday and the worries
     of tomorrow, you have no today to be thankful for.

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