Ubuntu Kernel Conribuitions

Tim Gardner 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 [2]. 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: 
> http://dustinkirkland.wordpress.com/2008/09/18/whats-behind-gregkhs-latest-rant/
>  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 “Linux ecosystem” 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 “Linux”."
> 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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