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Re: RedHat Compatibility

* wouter@debian.org (wouter@debian.org) wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Aug 2001, Rainer Dorsch wrote:
> "Standard" != "RedHat". There's something called the "Linux Standards
> Base" that's providing a standard for third-party vendors which will, when
> ready, exclude the problems you're referring to. But saying "you need to
> be RedHat binary compatible" is evil. You could just as well require us to
> be Windows binary compatible; after all, Most boxen in the world run
> Windows, you know.

Even as an RHCE, I agree with you. It's up to individual venders to
actively seek and remain LSB compatable. Not for specific releases
of Linux to become compatable with another. Leave that game to
Microsoft. I would dearly hate to see Linux distributions fall into
that pitfall.

David D.W. Downey - RHCE  (Red Hat Certified Engineer)
Core Member: Linux Professional Institute (www.lpi.org)
Creator/Maintainer: KiXO Linux  Website: www.kixolinux.com
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