Why questions don't get answered, or "No, I've already RTFM, tell me the answer!"
olivares14031 at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 31 03:23:22 UTC 2005
--- Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-12-30 at 19:04 -0800, Antonio Olivares
> > --- Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2005-12-29 at 21:38, John Summerfied
> > >
> > > > Today, I suggest that
> > > > If you want stability and support, buy RHEL in
> > > appropriate flavour
> > > > If you want stability and cheap, download one
> > > the EL clones such as
> > > > TAO, CENTOS, WBEL (are there more?)
> > > > If you want the latest and can bear the
> > > breakage, use Fedora
> > > > Core 4.
> > > > If you don't care for stability and/or want to
> > > help refine things,
> > > > Fedora Core 5 beta (maybe blend in some
> > > is for you.
> > >
> > > But realistically, what people want is
> > > latest plus
> > > some stuff that none of the above includes, like
> > > mplayer, xine,
> > > xmms with mp3 support, java, flash and the
> > > plugins for
> > > them, etc., so you want FC3 or FC4 with all
> > > updates
> > > and a bunch of 3rd party packages. It can be
> > > but
> > > it's not necessarily pretty.
> > >
> > Very well said. Users want a product that just
> > straight out without having to "search, yum their
> > compile their way", etc with all the great stuff
> > "
> > mplayer, xine,
> > xmms with mp3 support, java, flash and the
> > plugins for
> > them, etc.
> > "
> > and since Red Hat is "releasing"/"has released"
> > on its own, why not have all these things within
> > Fedora. No more trademarks/patents other
> > to get what users want. What is holding Fedora
> > now?
> licensing restrictions - which of course has nothing
> to do with Red
> Hat's involvement or non-involvement with Fedora.
Ok! We can still get all the goodies, no problem a
little bit of work. I can live with that, but other
people want the cake and eat it too. Thank you for
the explanation. I thought that the Fedora Foundation
upon release from Red Hat's grip, would allow for
inclusion of the programs that could not be added
because of licensing issues.
> > By the way is this the longest thread of the year,
> > will it be Peter Whalley, petsupermarket.uol.br
> > Enquiring minds want to know.
> who cares?
Just a curiosity! No damage or hard feelings
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