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RE: RE: Fedora and the System Administrator -- are my assumptionson SuSE incorrect?



On Fri, 2 Oct 2003 20:32 , Bill Anderson <bill noreboots com> said:

> On Thu, 2003-10-02 at 18:05, Buck wrote:
> > According to the SuSE rep, the Professional, Pro Upgrade and Personal
> > CD-ROMs may be copied and distributed as long as there is no profit
> > involved.  That was this afternoon while I have been addressing these
> > questions.
>
> Which would be no different than RH's requirements. You can *give* away
> the discs all you want on the comparable installments of RH. When we are
> talking about Enterprise stuff, however, well see my other post for teh
> details.
>
> Thus, when comparing RHEL to SuSE personal something is more than fishy.
> Of course, since we want as close as possible, to compare to
> Person/Professional we need to compare those to Fedora.
>
> A. Can you give it away/freely redistributable?
> B. Can you sell it?
>
> Fedora:
> A: Yes
> B. Yes
>
> SuSE:
> A: Yes[1]
> B: No
>
>
>
> Also note that personal does not come with Apache, LDAP client/server,
> NIS/NFS Server, "Development tools". Their guide also list sit as only
> having "Basic " "security software".
>
As somebody who once thought of moving (only my home stuff), I'm pretty
sure the former "personal" versions had all these things (I've not looked
at the CDs for a good while), so it _appears_ that SUSE has "changed" as
well...

Alan Thew




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