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Re: Ubuntu founder doesn't "get" enterprise Linux



> > It's not possible to "redistribute" Red Hat Enterprise Linux in that
> > sense, because it isn't about bits on disks its a service, support and
> > the like deal. How are you going to "redistribute" the telephone support
> > service ... ?
> 
> So what's the point of prohibiting the code and update redistribution?

All the SRPMS are on the web site for free download by anyone. The
binaries contain things like the Red Hat trademarks and logos that are
associated with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux and the whole service and
support deal, so you'd have to rebuild them anyway. 

The update service is exactly that a *service*. 


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