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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dragossh
Member since:
2008-12-16

His logic is fine.

An apple is like a banana. They're both fruits.
Canonical is like a priest who sins but pays taxes. They are both evil.

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apoclypse Member since:
2007-02-17

Yes but its still a comparison. You are comparing Canonical to a priest who doesn't pay taxes. That was my argument. Stick to the car analogies that seems to be the accepted form here. Leave pedophiles, priests and hookers out of the conversation. Oh and Nazis.

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felipec Member since:
2007-09-25

His logic is fine.

An apple is like a banana. They're both fruits.
Canonical is like a priest who sins but pays taxes. They are both evil.


Can't you follow logic?

A=Everyone must pay taxes
B=Priest pays taxes
C=Priest hasn't abused children

A=1, B=1

C remains indeterminable; IOW A and B are irrelevant

A=GPL doesn't enforce contributions
B=Canonical follows the GPL
C=Canonical doesn't contribute

A=1, B=1

C remains indeterminable; IOW A and B are irrelevant

Is that clear, or do you need a diagram?

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dragossh Member since:
2008-12-16

Get back to me when you learn what a comparison is.

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