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Re: License question

From: Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso
Subject: Re: License question
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 14:18:31 -0400

On Wed, 2019-04-10 at 09:59 -0400, Nicholas Jankowski wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 10, 2019 at 7:23 AM GoSim <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Why would anybody use red hat then when ubuntu is free?
> because companies are willing to pay for an enterprise product with
> a known commercial entity for contracted support and development

Yes, but Red Hat also really sells plain access. They call it
"self-service" or "self-supported". They really are just plainly
selling the software itself as well.

As to why you would want it without support, well, because you get
binaries more quickly than waiting the to trickle down to CentOS, you
can just install them without having to build, and because you trust
Red Hat's quality control more than Ubuntu's, which only supports
about 10% of the software it ships. Red Hat supports everything they

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