Compiling/Installing Node 0.8.4 (and Python 2.6, required by Node) on CentOS 5
Update system packages -- will migrate system forward to CentOS 5.8. (Optional?)
$ sudo yum update
Install the EPEL Repo:
On March 22, npm fired several members of the open source and community team for discussing workplace conditions and other labor organizing activities. As a result, core employee contributors to the npm cli were removed from the project, and others have left in solidarity or put their work on hold.
Multiple claims were filed with the NLRB on this matter. The NLRB has investigated and found sufficient evidence of validity to proceed. The National Labor Relations Act of 1935 protects US employees' right to engage in discussions of workplace concerns without threat of retaliation -- and awareness of the importance of how we treat each other is something I valued so much in collaborating with the cli team. How can we work together if we aren't free to discuss what we need?
It's disappointing for all of us to find the work we were doing interrup
Please see this response for more context.
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