[TriLUG] CentOS status
turnpike420 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 22 20:21:04 EDT 2009
www.centos.org has all the info last I checked. Centos will be fine.
Check there for all the up2date info. Also use #centos-social if you
want to chat about it on irc.
On 8/22/09, Scott G. Hall <ScottGHall at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> This might be old news to everyone else, but is CentOS still a viable
> I found the following posted on another Linux Users Group:
> From: Carlisle G Childress Jr <carlislechildress at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [rmlug-general] CentOS Project Administrator Goes AWOL
>> Update on the centos website:
>> > The CentOS Development team had a routine meeting today with Lance
>> > Davis in attendance. During the meeting a majority of issues were
>> > resolved immediately and a working agreement was reached with
>> > deadlines for remaining unresolved issues. There should be no
>> > impact to any CentOS users going forward.
>> > The CentOS project is now in control of the CentOS.org and
>> > CentOS.info domains and owns all trademarks, materials, and artwork
>> > in the CentOS distributions.
>> > We look forward to working with Lance to quickly complete all the
>> > agreed upon issues.
>> > More information will follow soon.
>> > Original Letter
>> > Last Update: August 1, 2009 04:34 UTC by Donavan Nelson
>> > Facts Regarding CentOS and the Open Letter
>> > * CentOS is not dead or going away. The signers of the Open
>> > Letter are fully committed to continue the CentOS Project.
>> > Updates and new releases will continue.
>> > * Most of the Issues have been resolved, there is an action
>> > plan with agreed upon dates for any outstanding issues.
>> > * The CentOS Project now owns the CentOS.org and CentOS.info
>> > domains and there will be no disruption in services.
>> > * We thank the people who have stepped forward and want to
>> > donate to the CentOS project. We ask that you hold off for
>> > now until issues surrounding our new donation policy are put
>> > into place.
>> > * The CentOS Project is run completely by volunteers and we
>> > are aware that this requires a different management style.
>> > We have been and continue to work to prevent issues like
>> > these from occurring in the future. We will continue this
>> > effort in the future, look for some new policy information
>> > soon
>> > Last Update: August 1, 2009 04:36 UTC by Donavan Nelson
>> On 07/30/2009 01:05 PM, Paul Miller wrote:
>> > "CentOS Project Administrator Goes AWOL" posted on Slashdot
>> > linked below:
>> > http://linux.slashdot.org/story/09/07/30/130249/CentOS-Project-Administrator-Goes-AWOL?from=rss
>> > Red Hat is the way to go now.
> Scott G. Hall
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> ScottGHall at BellSouth.Net
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