Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 22nd Mar 2013 14:20 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu This could potentially be quite big for Ubuntu and Linux in general. Canonical and the Chinese government have announced a collaboration to build a version of Ubuntu specifically for the Chinese market, which will become the reference architecture for standard operating systems in the country.
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RE: Moral issues
by ricegf on Sat 23rd Mar 2013 14:54 UTC in reply to "Moral issues"
ricegf
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Can you point me to the forums where "people are angry at Canonical for this"?

I see no comments on Ubuntu forums, two generally supportive comments on OmgUbuntu, nothing on Planet Ubuntu, @Ubuntu's tweet has 18 retweets and a fav and all but one comment positive, and the CEO's (@silbs) tweet has 11 retweets and 5 favourites and no comments.

Where should I be looking for this angry mob, exactly?

BTW, I run virtually the same apps on my Windows and SUSE boxes at work and my Ubuntu box at home. Writing cross-platform is freaking trivial - I'd personally recommend Qt and Python, but the list of quality options is far too long to provide here.

When a developer writes for a specific platform, it's because she wants to wring the absolute best experience for that platform. If you want multi-platform, use a somewhat more generic competitor that also supports Windows (ahem).

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