Let's all accept that the Debian way is better(get that out of the way;)
I wasn't alarmed by that announcement. We have Red Hat servers at work
but I use a "perl script I downloaded off the Internet" to do my updates
from ftp.esat.net and other mirrors around the world.
Anyway, nothing wrong with making money from services rendered, and the
RHN is more than an update system. Remember David's talk at the AGM
(wasn't it?) where he said Red Hat planned to get out of selling boxes
within a few years. This is the first step in that direction.
As lwn.net pointed out, there's no one clear "market leader" Linux
distributor, plenty of choice for all of us!
hippy at oceanfree.net wrote:
>> This is edited form of a mail I got .
>> Red Hat Introduces Service Fees For Updates
>>http://linuxtoday.com>> redhat has announced major changes to its Red Hat Network (RHN) services, which provide an "easy" way to automatically carry out system updates. The main changes are anonymous updates are no longer permitted and for those maintaining more than one system via RHN there will be a monthly access cost per system.
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