[svlug] Debian testing / unstable
nate at wired.com
Thu Nov 29 07:35:01 PST 2001
On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 12:01:46AM -0800, Drew Bertola wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 06:54:18PM -0800, Marc MERLIN wrote:
> > With RH, they once again broke compatibility in RPM, so RH 7 package can't
> > even be manipulated with RH 6.x (unless you get a special patched RPM
> > package)
> Yeah, like you've got to walk to Durham and cut them a check for the
> RPM? If that's a gripe, I don't get it.
The cost of software in dollar terms often means little to a sysadmin.
My company readily pays out huge sums of money for software it deems
The thing is, I don't care of how much they spend on iPlanet or IIS,
Apache is always easier to administer (reliability, flexibility, easy to
edit text files, etc). Whether or not we paid for it is meaningless,
it's the cost as far as maintaining it that bothers Marc.
Money isn't everything ;)
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