[oclug] RH copies M$ customer relations stratagy
rod at giffinscientific.com
Fri Nov 14 19:00:30 EST 2003
On Fri, 2003-11-14 at 18:31, David F. Skoll wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Nov 2003, Brad Barnett wrote:
> > There is this, the fact that they didn't give a one or two year warning
> > about these actions and cancellation of updates.
> As far as I recall, Red Hat announced a long time ago that they'd be
> dropping support for RH8 and RH9. They reiterated it recently, and
> for some reason, it got a lot more attention the second time around.
> That being said, I certainly don't want to pay for RHEL, and I certainly
> don't want to run a distro that doesn't guarantee errata for more than
> a couple of months. It's time to take another look at Debian, I'm afraid,
> even though I've disliked it every time I've tried it in the past.
There's always Mandrake. It's redhat like, still free (if you can put
up with the occasional bug about the Mandrake Club)
Works OK for me. <-- ex red hatter.
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