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Re: What do you think of Centos

On 2/22/06, Christofer C. Bell <christofer c bell gmail com> wrote:
> On 2/22/06, Rex Dieter <rdieter math unl edu> wrote:
> > Christofer C. Bell wrote:
> > > On 2/22/06, Andy Green <andy warmcat com> wrote:
> > >
> > > The "whole idea" of the GPL and Free
> > > software is to allow anyone to "add value" to what's out there.
> > > That's not what CentOS and White Box do.  They take someone else's
> > > work, remove references to the people that did the work, and package
> > > it up so that you can "freely" use Red Hat's efforts in creating RHEL.
> >
> > You do understand that they're *required* by Red Hat to remove those
> > "references to the people that did the work", right?
> Yeah, buddy, I am.  I'm not an idiot, I just think what they're doing
> is morally wrong.  Capiche?

The what RedHat is doing is equally morally wrong, since they took
"someone else's" Linux code and made a commercial product out of it.  

(And, yes, you are an idiot if you think what Centos is doing is
morally wrong and RedHat isn't.)

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