Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 14th Sep 2010 22:42 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu If there's one consistent piece of criticism that gets lobbed in Canonical's and Mark Shuttleworth's direction, it's that they do not contribute enough code - or anything else for that matter - to the Free software world. Mark Shuttleworth has apparently had enough, and has written a very, very lengthy blog post detailing how he feels about this criticism.
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felipec
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2007-09-25

"Wouldn't our graphics drivers, network drivers, sound drivers, and desktop applications be better if Canonical were devoting a part of its engineering resources to developing them?


Yes, because that strategy has worked out SO WELL for the desktop efforts of Mandriva, Red Hat, and SUSE.
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It does. I'm using an open ATI driver without any problems developed with a lot of funding from RedHat.

If the driver wasn't working I would be screwed the moment ATI stopped supporting my card on the closed driver.

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