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From: John.Airey at (
Subject: Fw: Red Hat Linux end-of-life update and tr
	 ansition planning

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Georgi Guninski []
> Sent: 05 November 2003 18:12
> To: Ron DuFresne
> Cc:;;
> Subject: Re: [Full-Disclosure] Fw: Red Hat Linux end-of-life 
> update and
> tr ansition planning
> Looks like redhat sold their soul to the devil.
> Red Hat recommends Windows for consumers
> Red Hat's chief executive has said that Windows will remain 
> the right platform for home users, at least until Linux has 
> had more time to mature.
> georgi
Well, I use Red Hat on the desktop at work, although I have to use VMware to
get into the evil windoze world. 

Of course, as has already been said Red Hat can clean up in the Enterprise
market. It probably won't be much longer before Microsoft ditches the server
market as it isn't making a lot of money from it. It makes much more money
from other things.

The security issue (relevant to the list) will be all those Microsoft
servers still online that MS doesn't support anymore.

John Airey, BSc (Jt Hons), CNA, RHCE
Internet systems support officer, ITCSD, Royal National Institute of the
Bakewell Road, Peterborough PE2 6XU,
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