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Posted Mar 30, 2011 7:38 UTC (Wed) by Cato (subscriber, #7643)
One of the key applications driving CentOS use in hosting is cPanel, which is by far the most popular control panel and doesn't support Debian/Ubuntu. Plesk and DirectAdmin, which seem the next most popular, do support Debian/Ubuntu and others.
Posted Mar 30, 2011 8:27 UTC (Wed) by paulj (subscriber, #341)
Why has no one tried this already?
Posted Mar 30, 2011 16:32 UTC (Wed) by smoogen (subscriber, #97)
1) You have to create a vehicle that businesses could 'donate' to. That has all kinds of legal/tax issues involved. Is it a service they are subscribing to (operating expenses), is it a product they are buying (capital expenses), is it a donation that they can write off, or does it become an extra expense that they can't.
2) You have to have a product they can see (ok in this case it is developers they are buying into).. Have they done anything yet to show its not a flim-flam job
3) You have to have a sales force that they can trust. Because you are going to have to sell this crazy idea to people who think that the only way they are "winning/surviving" is by not paying for something in the first place.
Posted Mar 30, 2011 20:43 UTC (Wed) by jrn (subscriber, #64214)
Posted Mar 31, 2011 10:43 UTC (Thu) by Cato (subscriber, #7643)
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