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Re: Fedora and the System Administrator



On Thu, 2003-10-02 at 12:21, Sean Middleditch wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-10-02 at 12:58, Miguel M wrote:
> > William Hooper wrote 2003-10-02
> > 
> > >Seems to me if you buy a copy of RHEL in order to do this rebuild (as
> > >suggested) it would make more sense to just remove the non-distributable
> > >bits and install it on all your machines.
> > 
> > Which exactly are those non-distributable bits?
> > How does one remove them?
> 
> Last I checked, RHEL is completely GPL software.  In the case they are
> providing some non-redistributable bits, those would just be packaegs
> (perhaps Java?) that you would not include (altho you are quite free to
> download and use one of several Java VMs for Linux).
> 


My understanding yes the java and some redhat trademarked stuff that is
supposed to be explained on the redhat or fedora website.

There has also been some posts to the redhat-list that indicate that
there is  a SOHO product/package in the works but no one is talking yet
what it might be.  Seems like the poster said that while details were
unavailable, it will be well received.

my $0.02 US

Bret 




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