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Re: RedHat Compatibility

On Thu, Aug 16, 2001 at 09:46:26AM +1000, Craig Sanders wrote:
> you're worrying about something that makes little practical difference.
> those users who want to install proprietary software (e.g. oracle)
> will run redhat anyway because their purchasing decisions include
> non-technical factors like brand-name, commercial support, etc. they're
> not going to use debian no matter how "RH-compatible" it is.

Sorry, I cannot agree on this one. I do know companies that are
tired of using an ancient RedHat system. Quite a lot of them would love to
muve their production system to e.g. Debian and only keep one test machine
running with RedHat so they can use commercial support. 

Michael Meskes
Go SF 49ers! Go Rhein Fire!
Use Debian GNU/Linux! Use PostgreSQL!

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