Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Nov 2006 23:05 UTC, submitted by SEJeff
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Mark Shuttleworth is trying to entice OpenSUSE developers to join Ubuntu. "Novell's decision to go to great lengths to circumvent the patent framework clearly articulated in the GPL has sent shockwaves through the community. If you are an OpenSUSE developer who is concerned about the long term consequences of this pact, you may be interested in some of the events happening next week as part of the Ubuntu Open Week."
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RE: Canonical is a private company
by RGCook on Sat 25th Nov 2006 00:29 UTC in reply to "Canonical is a private company"
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Other than not getting paid, what would be the difference in working for Canonical instead of Microsoft or Novell?

To those of great character and high integrity, standing up for what is right takes precedence over monetary gain or advancement at the expense of others. It is a quality I have witnessed much in the Linux community and I think that is a major answer your question.

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