[ILUG-BOM] Re: Red Hat Linux 9 booting problem (why redhat for commercial)

Saswata Banerjee & Associates scrap@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Fri Jun 20 16:03:35 IST 2003


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tahir Hashmi" <code_martial at softhome.net>
To: <linuxers at mm.ilug-bom.org.in>
Sent: Friday, June 20, 2003 3:40 PM
Subject: [ILUG-BOM] Re: Red Hat Linux 9 booting problem (why redhat for
commercial)


> GLUG Meeting on 13th July, 4pm at KReSIT, IIT Campusm, Powai.
> -------------------------------------
> On Fri, 20 Jun 2003 09:47:30 -0000 (UTC)
> kaze at sdf.lonestar.org wrote:
>
> > 2)This one is dirty and political, but its a fact of life:
> > When something goes wrong in a commercial setting, you gotta find out
who
> > is at fault.
> > True, with any Linux Distro, when the system bombs and the management
> > catches hold of you as the sys ad, you cant pin the blame on the
software.
> > However, if you have paid support with a distro like say Redhat, then
you
> > can redirect _some_ of the blame :-)
>
> This one makes me laugh out loud. Read the EULA and you'll come to
> know the extent to which you can blame RedHat or any other software
> vendor. It's effectively _zero_.

Legally, you cant transfer the blame, but if you can transfer it as far as
the bosses are concerned, that would be enough.

regards
Saswata




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