[clug] Why wouldn't I use Debian.

Tomasz Ciolek tmc at dreamcraft.com.au
Wed Nov 5 19:05:56 EST 2003

 I do commercial debian support. Or rather my company does... 


On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 03:35:36PM +1100, Telek, John wrote:
> I have been asked to build a box for a customer that will run linux.
> It only has 2 do 2 things. Mail relay and DNS.
> After giving it some thought and looking back on past experience, I have
> Given serious thought the using Debian stable rather than Redhat Pro.
> The only reason we use Redhat is because of the "commercial support"
> available.
> My concern is that this box is in a DMZ and I personally have found that
> security
> And updates are more often quicker delivered to the debian distro. Also,
> I find updating and
> Package management so much easier.
> Is their any reason, business or otherwise as to why I should not use
> debian.
>   John
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