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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Fettarme H-Milch
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2010-02-16

What's evil is the walled garden practices of Apple and the likes.

Yeah! Apple is totally evil by developing tons of FOSS technologies that serves as actual technological foundation instead of surface-scratching and also works accross multiple platforms:
CUPS, WebKit, libdispatch, LLVM+Clang, Darwin Streaming Server, Darwin Address & Calender Server,...

In fact the FreeBSD community highly welcomes Apple's work on Clang to use it as default compiler in an upcoming FreeBSD release (FreeBSD 9 looks likely).
Apple's improvements in GCC's PowerPC support also benefits Linux a lot.

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