Summary: Media FUD about CentOS is refuted
Boycott Novell runs on a CentOS server, so it is painful to watch The Register and some other publications spreading FUD about the project. Basically, the lead person (one among a large group) may be departing, and that’s not even news. The word has been circulating for quite a while. All that happened was that the team posted a public letter on the Web site and it is quickly being misinterpreted.
Contrary to the FUD, Sam Varghese delivers a more accurate report:
The head of the CentOS GNU/Linux project has gone missing and other contributors to the project are sufficiently concerned to post an open letter to him on the project’s website.
As the CentOS team assures everyone:
CentOS is not dead or going away. The signers of the Open Letter are fully committed to continue the CentOS Project. Updates and new releases will continue.
Enough with the disinformation then, please. The project even has a newsletter going now, which is indicative of growth and maturity. █