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[ale] CentOS 5.0 released!!



On Fri, 13 Apr 2007, Courtney Thomas wrote:

> Please pardon my ignorance, but of what value is that for a non-commercial
> or average user  ?
>
> Thank you,
> Courtney
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jim Popovitch" <jimpop at yahoo.com>
> To: "Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts" <ale at ale.org>
> Sent: Friday, April 13, 2007 1:11 AM
> Subject: Re: [ale] CentOS 5.0 released!!
>
>
>> On Fri, 2007-04-13 at 01:05 -0400, Christopher Bergeron wrote:
>>> What makes CentOS such a draw?
>>
>> It's 100% RedHat Enterprise Linux compatible, as it is built from the
>> Redhat sources (which are GPL and therefor publicly available).  Plus,
>> it's freely available, with no restrictions, etc.
>>
Well one value is a longer "support" (bug patches, security fixes, etc) 
life as opposed to something like Fedora, which will expire in a year and 
change.