It sounds like there are people who think "full binary compatibility" means bit for bit identical, thus totally misunderstanding the word "compatibility." If so, it was a good idea for CentOS to stop using the term.
For anyone who is unclear on compatibility: it comes from latin meaning "ability to lie together" and refers to things that can coexist and work together.
We're already taking license with the term when we say two things with the same role are compatible with each other (for example, a classic Dell PC-clone computer being compatible with an IBM PC). In that case what it means is the two things are compatible with the same things.
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