Ubuntu Kernel Conribuitions
tim.gardner at canonical.com
Mon Sep 22 15:43:50 UTC 2008
Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-09-22 at 16:12 +0100, =?ISO-8859-1?Q?
> (``-=5F-=B4=B4)_--_Fernando _ wrote:
>> Then a user replied back with . As I was reading I noticed the
>> ironic way the writer was using, and I would like to know if this
>> is FUD, or if actually Ubuntu/Canonical FOSS ecosystem is as small
>> as those numbers show.
> Here's one of the responses on Planet Ubuntu:
> Note the numbers. Canonical is tiny by comparison.
> Here's another:
> http://mdzlog.wordpress.com/2008/09/17/greg-kh-linux-ecosystem/ "Greg
> considers the â€œLinux ecosystemâ€ to be GCC, binutils, the Linux
> kernel, X.org, and a handful of other projects. He disregards most
> of the desktop stack (including GNOME and KDE), all desktop and
> server applications, and most anything else that is recognizable to
> an end user as â€œLinuxâ€."
> Most of Ubuntu's upstream work goes to the desktop's usability, and
> if Greg KH doesn't consider the desktop part of Linux's ecosystem,
> well, there you go.
Lets keep this a development list. Political speculation and other BS
belongs in a forum.
Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
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