[Beowulf] A press release

Prentice Bisbal prentice at ias.edu
Thu Jul 3 14:09:27 EDT 2008

Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Jul 2008 at 9:34am, Tim Cutts wrote
>> On 2 Jul 2008, at 4:22 pm, Prentice Bisbal wrote:
>>> B. Red Hat has done such a good job of spreading FUD about the other
>>> Linux distros, management has a cow if you tell them you're installing
>>> something other than RH.
> Erm, do you have any examples of that?  All I see is RH a) trying to
> sell their product (nothing wrong with that) and b) in general, being a
> pretty good member of the OSS community.

You say tomato, I say, uhhh, tomato.

>> Fedora did not exist, and I'm still not sure how separate from Red Hat
>> Fedora and CentOS really are, but that's probably just my ignorance. 
>> The fact that
> CentOS is in no way officially associated with Red Hat.  At all.  They
> use the freely available RHEL SRPMs to build the distribution, and they
> report bugs upstream when they find them.  But that's it.

True, but CentOS is irrefutably tied to RH. If RHEL disappears, so will

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