IMPORTANT: Dropping RH9 and FC1

Ralf Ertzinger ralf at camperquake.de
Thu Feb 17 18:15:14 CET 2005


On Thu, Feb 17, 2005 at 10:07:04AM -0700, Craig White wrote:

> Not sure what /. thinks and probably don't care.

I think he refers to the recent /. article in about centos. The
project has recieved a letter from RH legal ordering them to remove
all instances of Red Hat trademarks (inlcuding the name Red Hat) from
their web site. So centos now is '...an Enterprise-class Linux
Distribution derived from sources freely provided to the public by a
prominent North American Enterprise Linux vendor.' (www.centos.org).

The letter also contained a statement that it is illegal to link
to Red Hat's web site without permission.

Things like this trigger the usual /. crowd response (and at least
the link thing is completely hilarious)


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