[Fwd: Wikipidia - Goodbye Red Hat and Fedora]

Toshio Kuratomi a.badger at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 20:13:51 UTC 2008

Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> 2008/10/10 Toshio Kuratomi <a.badger at gmail.com>:
>> Dmitry Butskoy wrote:
>>>> The brazilian government, one of the biggest Fedora Case of the world is
>>>> changing from Fedora/ Red Hat to Ubuntu/Debian.
>>> The problem was at an initial point, when Fedora was considered "for
>>> enthusiasts only". A lot of previous "RedHat Linux enthusiasts" just
>>> switch to CentOS (and similar RHEL-based systems), no more using Fedora,
>>> because "it is marked as a non-for-production system even by its creators".
>> The fact that they switched to CentOS is *good* for Fedora.  CentOS's
>> goals are better oriented to the needs of someone that wants to deploy a
>> system and run it for years.
> They switched to Debian and Ubuntu. There is no evidence that they
> considered Centos.
Clarification: Wikipedia switched to Debian/Ubuntu.  Dmitry is talking
about the amorphous mass of "RedHat Linux enthusiasts" during the early
Fedora days.


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