Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 8th Jan 2014 00:30 UTC
Red Hat

With great excitement I'd like to announce that we are joining the Red Hat family. The CentOS Project is joining forces with Red Hat. Working as part of the Open Source and Standards team to foster rapid innovation beyond the platform into the next generation of emerging technologies. Working alongside the Fedora and RHEL ecosystems, we hope to further expand on the community offerings by providing a platform that is easily consumed, by other projects to promote their code while we maintain the established base.

Well, that's certainly a different tune from Red Hat. Welcome though!

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This is the same strategy they've applied with the WildFly project, the difference being that WildFly started out as a RedHat project, while CentOS has been a community-driven fork.

I'm really glad to see this as the newer direction they're taking.

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