CentOS Project Administrator Goes AWOL

D. Hugh Redelmeier hugh-pmF8o41NoarQT0dZR+AlfA at public.gmane.org
Thu Jul 30 18:50:10 UTC 2009

| From: ted leslie <tleslie-RBVUpeUoHUc at public.gmane.org>

| wow, i wonder if he took the money and ran?
| this will really put a lot of distros under the microscope if it goes south.
| distro's should have a trust set up for the funds, and proper procedure to spend them (not allowing a grab and run)
| Shocking it happened to this distro.

I'll be sad if CentOS folds.  I use it.

On the other hand, there are a lot of other distros around, and we do
have the source code.  That's probably enough security.

Imagine if we used a single source OS and then the provider decided
not to offer it any more.  Like, say, Windows XP.
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